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Education Degrees & Certificates


The education programs at Prescott College spend time cultivating the knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary for future teachers, educational leaders, experiential facilitators, and innovative thinkers in the field. Prescott College offers multiple avenues to help you reach your goals to become a teacher or administrator, inspiring students from all walks of life.

Degrees, Licensure & Certifications

Alternative Teaching Certificate Information

Prescott College partners with the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) to provide multiple pathways to licensure.

  1. Traditional Prep Program, in which you complete your licensure coursework then 12 weeks of student teaching prior to being hired as a salaried lead teacher.
  2. Alternative Teaching Certificate, which allows you to enter into a salaried teaching contract while simultaneously completing your licensure coursework. All of Prescott College’s post-bacc and teaching license M.Ed.s can be done in conjunction with the Alternative Teaching Certificate. Students must apply both to Prescott College and the ADE. You can see more information on the ADE website here.

State Licensure Information

All licensure programs at Prescott College lead to licensure in Arizona. Students who live outside of or plan to teach outside of Arizona are welcome to apply and enroll at PC, but must check with their home state’s department of education to determine requirements and process to have an Arizona license reciprocated to another state. See more information about state licensure here.

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