Teacher Certification

Prepare for your Arizona Teaching Certificate

If you hold a baccalaureate or advanced degree from an accredited university and would like to get a teaching certificate in Arizona, Ottawa University offers an Arizona teaching certificate program for you.

These programs meet the Arizona teacher certification requirements set by the state Department of Education for public school teaching and are offered in 8-week terms that begin six times per year. Our teaching classes in Arizona will help you acquire the skills you need to be successful as a teacher at the elementary and secondary education levels.

Depending on which concentration area you choose – elementary education, secondary education or early childhood development – course work covers subjects such as classroom management; assessment, education psychology; early childhood development; instructional technology; and methods for teaching language arts, reading, math, science and social studies.

Upon successful completion of Arizona teacher certification performance exams and your chosen continuing teacher education program, you can be ready to begin a rewarding career as a certified or licensed teacher.

Ottawa University offers teacher certification programs at our Arizona locations in Phoenix and Chandler. If you’re interested in learning how to get a teaching certificate in Arizona, contact us today. We would be happy to answer any questions you have and help you sign up for the program that interests you most.