Certificate in Transition to Teaching in Secondary Education
American College of Education

Program Details

American College of Education offers the online Certificate in Transition to Teaching in Secondary Education. This degree is intended to prepare those with bachelor’s degrees in fields other than education to work in secondary education. It provides a sound foundation for teaching at the secondary level. 

This certificate prepares you to manage grade 5-12 classrooms and guide the instruction of adolescent students. Coursework covers adolescent development, literacy in content areas, and content-specific methodology.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

American College of Education is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • This program requires a criminal background check and you must have field based diversity experiences and classroom access.
  • This program leads to an initial teaching licensure in Indiana. Students who do not reside in Indiana should determine requirements for applying the Indiana initial license for teacher licensure in their state of residence.