No. A certificate program typically focuses on a specific body of knowledge and is usually much shorter in length. 证书 are a great option if you’re looking for specific knowledge or already have a degree and want to build skills outside of that program. And if you already have a bachelor’s degree and want to become a licensed teacher, our Graduate Alternative Pathway 教育 certificates provide you with an accelerated path to the classroom if you have a bachelor’s degree. 了解更多关于州执照的信息 here.
If you’re on the fence about taking on a doctoral degree, our Post Master’s 证书 allow you to take five courses 从 the core program. If you decide to move forward, the courses can be applied to the Doctor of 教育 (EdD) program. This gives you a route to continue to grow professionally while gaining skills to improve student achievement through research. Our Post Master’s certificates do not lead to licensure.
这取决于证书. The Graduate Alternative Pathway 教育 certificates take a little over a year to complete, and the Post Master’s 证书 take about 10 months.
The Post Master’s 证书 are designed to apply toward the Doctor of 教育 degree at University of Phoenix. The certificates are aligned to the focus areas of the EdD.
Students who complete a Graduate Alternative Pathway 教育 Certificate in Elementary or Secondary 教育 从 University of Phoenix are eligible to apply completed coursework 从 the certificate program to fulfill requirements of a respective Master of Arts in 教育/Elementary Teacher 教育 or Master of Arts in 教育/Secondary Teacher 教育 degree program.