Teaching Schools: List of Colleges and Schools with Teaching Degree Programs

Published Sep 05, 2009

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Graduates of an associate's degree program in Teaching are eligible for employment as entry-level paraprofessionals. The minimum requirement for preschool, primary and secondary teachers is a bachelor's degree. Master's and doctorate degrees generally lead to college-level teaching careers. Arizona State, Ohio State and Miami Dade College are just three schools that offer Teaching degrees.

Associate of Arts in Teaching

The Associate of Arts in Teaching program is designed for students who want an entry-level position as a paraprofessional or plan to transfer to a 4-year education program. Some programs allow students to choose a concentration. Others offer students an interdisciplinary curriculum, including basic education classes.

Bachelor's Degree in Education

A bachelor's degree program in education prepares students for careers as preschool, primary or secondary teachers. Many students complete this program with the intention of attending graduate school. Students can choose from many specializations, such as world languages, special education, early childhood education, kindergarten and primary education, secondary education and workforce education.

Master's Degree in Education

Education programs can offer a Master of Arts (M.A.), Master of Science (M.S.) or Master of Education (M.Ed.). Students wishing to advance their career in K-12 or college-level instruction pursue this degree. Students can select from numerous concentrations, including adult education, counselor education, curriculum and instruction, higher education, special education and instructional systems.

Doctorate in Education

There are generally two options for a doctorate program in education, a Ph.D. or an Ed.D. Students can specialize in science education, reading education, language arts and literature, early childhood education, educational technology and other areas. Students at the doctoral level normally acquire jobs at colleges and universities upon graduation.

Public and Private Non-Profit Schools with Teaching Degree Programs

School NameInstitution TypeEnrollmentMailing AddressPhone Number
Arizona State University4-year Public67,082Tempe, AZ 85287(480) 965-9011
Miami Dade College4-year Public57,222300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33132(305) 237-8888
Ohio State University4-year Public53,715190 N. Oval Mall, Columbus, OH 43210(614) 292-6446
University of Florida4-year Public51,474355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, FL 32611(352) 392-3261
University of Minnesota4-year Public51,140100 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455(612) 625-5000
University of Central Florida4-year Public50,1214000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, FL 32816(407) 823-2000
The University of Texas4-year Public49,984Austin, TX 78712(512) 471-3434
Texas A&M University4-year Public48,039College Station, TX 77843(979) 845-3211
Michigan State University4-year Public46,510East Lansing, MI 48824(517)355-1855
University of South Florida4-year Public46,1894202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, FL 33620(813) 974-2011
Pennsylvania State University4-year Public44,406201 Old Main, University Park, PA 16802(814)865-4700
University of Illinois4-year Public43,246601 E. John St, Champaign, IL 61820(217) 333-1000
University of Wisconsin4-year Public41,620500 Lincoln Dr, Madison, WI 53706(608) 262-1234
Purdue University4-year Public41,433Hovde Hall of Administration, West Lafayette, IN 47907(765) 494-4600
Lone Star College System2-year Public41,3455000 Research Forest Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77381(832) 813-6500

Featured School Choices:

  • Kaplan University

    Kaplan University responds quickly to information requests through this site.

    Suggested programs:
    • M.A. in Teaching (Grades 5-12)
    • M.S. in Higher Education - Online College Teaching
    • M.S. in Education (for Practicing Teachers Grades K-12)
    • M.S. in Higher Education - College Teaching & Learning
    • M.S. in Nursing - Nurse Educator
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  • Grand Canyon University

    Grand Canyon University responds quickly to information requests through this site.

    Suggested programs:
    • MA in Curriculum and Instruction
    • Doctor of Education in Teaching and Learning with an Emphasis in Adult Learning
    • M.A. in Communication with an Emphasis in Education
    • M.A. in History with an Emphasis in Education
    • M.S. in Sociology with an Emphasis in Education
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  • Northcentral University

    Northcentral University responds quickly to information requests through this site.

    Suggested programs:
    • PhD in Education - Curriculum and Teaching
    • Doctor of Education - Curriculum and Teaching
    • Master of Education - Curriculum and Teaching
    • Doctor of Education - General Education
    • MEd - General Education
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  • American InterContinental University

    American InterContinental University responds quickly to information requests through this site.

    Suggested programs:
    • Master of Education - Curriculum and Instruction
    • Master of Education - Elementary Education
    • Master of Education - Secondary Education
    More information about American InterContinental University
  • The George Washington University

    The George Washington University responds quickly to information requests through this site.

    Suggested programs:
    • Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in Educational Technology Leadership
    • Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in Organizational Leadership and Learning
  • Saint John's University

    Saint John's University responds quickly to information requests through this site.

    Suggested programs:
    • Ph.D. in Literacy
    • Ph.D. in Literacy: Educational Leadership
    • Ph.D. in Literacy: Special Education
    • Ph.D. in Literacy: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
    • Ph.D in Literacy: Literacy