How Can I Become a Teacher?

There are many paths to becoming a great teacher. Your path will depend on lots of factors including your background – both educational and otherwise, your location – you’ll need a state-specific teaching credential and your desire – how motivated are you to become a great teacher?

On the path to becoming a great teacher there are tests, in-classroom teaching requirements, applications to fill out, background checks and more. Becoming a great teacher is not easy but it is well worth the effort and Teach.com is here to help you every step along the way.

Find out more about the specific steps involved in becoming a teacher by navigating through the links below:

Jumpstart Your Career in Education, Explore an Online Teaching Degree Program:

Earn an MAT online From USC Rossier in as few as 12 Months

The Master of Arts in Teaching online (MAT online) from the USC Rossier School of Education prepares aspiring teachers for diverse and high-needs educational settings and can be completed in as few as 12 months.

  • Fieldwork placement  
  • Complete in 12-36 months  
  • GRE scores not required 

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