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12 months can change everything.

Time for a career change? Want to share your real-world experience with the students who can benefit the most from your leadership and perspective? If you’re ready to make a positive impact on the lives of students, their families and your community, choose UMSL’s Teach in 12 program. We can fast-track your path to a career in education with teacher certification in as little as 12 months. View our FAQs page to find out more.

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Choose the certification that's right for you.

UMSL’s innovative Teach in 12 program offers post-baccalaureate teacher certification in as little as 12 months. Aspiring candidates must already hold a bachelor’s degree and must pass the appropriate Missouri Content Assessment prior to admission. Explore our certification tracks below.

UMSL Teach in 12 Secondary Education

Secondary Education

UMSL Teach in 12 Elementary Education

Elementary Education

UMSL Teach in 12 Art Education

Art Education

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