Choose Your Path to Become a Teacher
You've earned a bachelor degree, and maybe even had an enriching career, but now you are called to teach. Oklahoma has opened doors to a teacher certification alternative for those with education and experience that will help to make you a great teacher.Learn More
You're a teacher's aid or school support staff with the heart of a teacher, but you can't leave work to go to school. This online degree plan allows you the flexibility to work full time and apply your work experience toward your degree.Learn More
You're a high school graduate who is ready for the college life and OC's world-class Teacher Education program. Attend classes during the day under our exemplary professors. Enjoy a 2-semester class schedule and enrich your learning with student teaching experiences.Learn More
We will help fill the teacher shortage by offering access to a quality, affordable education designed to prepare teachers. Our financial advisors will help you navigate the cost, apply for grants or loans or set up payment plans.Financial Services
Teaching Assistants can double their salary in 4‑years by becoming a certified teacher.
Your work experience will help you further your education!
Paraprofessionals, you can complete an online Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies to qualify for Oklahoma's alternative teacher certification. Your 3-part degree will include Education, English and Human Development. Plus, you'll receive a university certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) as a part of your degree. This 4-year, online degree will prepare you to take the Oklahoma teacher certification exams!