To be a teacher, holding a teaching certificate is often - though not always - required. Even when it isn’t required, becoming certified has many benefits, including increased compensation, promotion opportunities, and more flexible career options.
Aspiring teachers have two options when it comes to obtaining their certification.
This teacher preparation pathway consists of earning a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree at an accredited college or university.
This teacher preparation pathway is best suited for individuals who already hold a Bachelor’s degree.