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Frequently Asked Questions for Online Teacher Certification


Can You be a Teacher Without a Teaching Degree? • Yes, you can be a teacher without a teaching degree.

• In order to become a teacher you have to earn a teaching certificate from American Board without going back to college or university for a Master’s degree.

• American Board offers online teaching certification in different states of United States.

• After enrolling under American Board candidates will get 1 year to complete the certification in their subject.


How Long Does It Take To Get A Teaching Credential? • To get a teaching certificate, candidates will get 1 year to complete the program.

• Normally, candidates take 6-7 months to complete the certification program.

• Basically it totally depend on the candidate that how much of time he is going to spend on the course preparation.

• Candidates can also get extension of 6 months.


What is Alternative Teacher Certification? • Alternative Teacher Certification is a program by which a candidate is awarded with a teaching degree without completing the traditional teacher certification program.

• Basically this program is for those persons who are seeking a career in teaching but they don’t have teaching degree.

• Thus in this way alternative teaching certification program help candidates to accelerate their route towards the teaching field.


How Can I Get Teaching Certificate Online? In order to get a teaching certificate online:

1. Enroll yourself with American Board after paying one time fee. 2. Candidate will receive the online study material. 3. Thus candidate can start the preparation anytime at any place. 4. After completing the study, candidate have to pass the PTK exam. 5. After passing the exams, candidate will get the teaching certificate.


American Board • The American Board is a 501(c)3 non profit organization which is dedicated to training and placing qualified teachers in classrooms.

• American Board offers affordable and flexible way to get alternate teaching certification program without going back to college or university for your Master’s degree.


American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence

877-669-2228 1123 Zonolite Road, Suite 29, Atlanta, GA 30306 info@americanboard.org 

Frequently Asked Questions for Online Teacher Certification  
Frequently Asked Questions for Online Teacher Certification  

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