Top Colleges for Teachers
According to the May 2012 Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are over 1 million elementary school teachers, over 600,000 middle school teachers, and over 1 million high school teachers in the United States. It is hard to imagine that this number reflects a shortage in teachers.
As a student wishing to pursue a good teaching major, you are likely researching the best colleges for teaching degrees that are available to you. In today’s virtual world, many online options make attaining your teaching degree easier than ever before
Whether you are looking for a residential or online program, there are many universities to choose from offering a wide variety of courses and areas of focus. Below are some of the top institutions for educational courses available to students:
Following is the list of Colleges :
Liberty University – accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS-COC), offering courses in an entirely online environment, working toward Associates, Bachelors, Master’s and Doctorate degree, eligible for financial aid, 9 start dates per year, offers 8-week and 16-week courses, private university.
Kaplan University – regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), offering online and campus courses working toward Certificates, Associate’s, Bachelors, and Master’s credential, eligible for financial aid, operates on a quarter schedule, private university.
Concordia University, Portland, Oregon – regionally accredited by the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission and by the Northwest Commission on Colleges, courses offered entirely online working toward Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, eligible for financial aid, private university
Capella University – accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA), offering distance learning and campus courses working toward Certificates, Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral level, continuous enrollment available, eligible for financial aid, several programs have academic residency requirements,private university Students wishing to pursue higher education should research the state requirements in the state they wish to teach to determine if there are program requirements for state licensure.
It is the student’s responsibility to ensure the distance program will meet their needs in order for them to be able to teach in their state or throughout America. Once a student has determined the requirements, choosing the best program to suit their needs should be easy with so many choices in universities offering a degree for teachers. Take a step forward and accelerate your career to new heights.
Helpful:- US Dept of Education