Learn How to Become Texas Teacher Certified with No Degree

Become a Teacher with no degree

If you want to become a Teacher but don’t have a degree, you still have the opportunity to receive your teacher certification through an alternative certification provider like Texas Teachers of Tomorrow.

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Become Eligible

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Teach for one academic year, while earning full pay and benefits.

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Fully Certified

Earn your full certification, upon successful completion of all program requirements.

Teacher Certification / Subject Areas


The information below is a list of specific CTE or T&I subject areas you can teach in with no degree. For more information regarding these teacher certification areas, please contact Texas Teachers.

  • Advertising Design
  • Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
  • Aircraft Mechanics
  • Aircraft Technology
  • Audio, Video Technology
  • Auto Collision Repair & Refinishing
  • Auto Specialization
  • Automotive Technician
  • Building Trades
  • Business Machine Repair
  • Cabinetmaking
  • Cement Laying & Finishing
  • Cleaning and Pressing
  • Commercial Photography
  • Computer Maintenance Technician
  • Computer Programming
  • Construction Carpentry
  • Culinary Arts
  • Diesel Mechanics
  • Drafting
  • Electrical Trades
  • Electronics
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Floriculture
  • Forensic Science
  • Fundamentals of Fire Protection
  • Graphic Arts
  • Health Science Occupations
  • Hydraulics & Pneumatics
  • ICT for Law Enforcement
  • ICT for Petrol-Chemical
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Industrial Equipment Repair
  • Instrumentation
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Teacher Certification Requirements
(Non-Traditional)


TYPE OF  SOQ

MINIMUM DEGREE

YEARS OF WAGE-EARNING EXPERIENCE

 

MARKETING                           

 

BACHELOR’S DEGREE

 

2 YEARS FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE

 

HEALTH SCIENCE                 

 

ASSOCIATE’S DEGREE

 

2 YEARS FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE

 

CAREER, TRADE & INDUSTRIAL

 

 

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

 

 

5 YEARS FULL-TIME WAGE EARNING EXPERIENCE (for CJ/Law within the past 10 years)

 

*Occupation must be approved by Texas Teachers and TEA

 

Occupations


Health Science Occupations

  • Health Science 6-12
  • Athletic Trainer, ATC
  • Chiropractor, DC
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Emergency Medical Services,
  • Medical Technologist, MT
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Optometrist, OD
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Physician, MD
  • Psychologist, PhD
  • Radiologic Technologist, RT
  • Registered Nurse, ADRN or BSN
  • Respiratory Therapist, CRT or RRT
  • Speech-Language Pathologist,
  • Veterinarian

Trade and Industrial Occupations

  • Advertising Design
  • Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
  • Aircraft Mechanics
  • Aircraft Technology
  • Audio, Video Technology
  • Auto Collision Repair & Refinishing
  • Auto Specialization
  • Automotive Technician
  • Building Trades
  • Business Machine Repair
  • Cabinetmaking
  • Cement Laying & Finishing
  • Cleaning and Pressing
  • Commercial Photography
  • Computer Maintenance Technician
  • Computer Programming
  • Construction Carpentry

Don’t see the occupation you’re interested in on our list? Please contact us to receive information regarding additional qualifying occupations.

You Can Make a Difference

If you’re tired of the job you have now and want to make a real difference in classrooms, you’ve come to the right place. Our online training program is proven to help you feel confident as a first-time teacher, and we will provide mentorship throughout your first year in the classroom.

 




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FAQ

Why Choose Teachers of Tomorrow for Your Teachers Certification?

Choosing Teachers of Tomorrow for your Texas teachers certification is affordable and will have you in the classroom as soon as you are ready. Not only will you be able to receive your online teacher certification at your own pace, but you will also be taking classes from a quality curriculum. Apply now and kickstart your journey to becoming a teacher!

What is the fastest way to become a teacher with no degree?

Completing an alternative teaching certificate in Texas through Teachers of Tomorrow typically takes most individuals 9-12 months to complete. This is because the curriculum for the online certification program happens at your own pace with the support of mentors and an online community. Learn more about the Teachers of Tomorrow online community and resources!

Can you become a teacher without a bachelor’s degree in Texas?

In Texas, you can become a teacher without a bachelor’s degree. If you have at least 2-7 verifiable years of licensed work in a Trade and Industry field, there are many subject areas under Career & Technical Education (CTE) in which you can earn your online teacher certification. Learn more about CTE certifications and if this option works for you!

Can you become a teacher with an associates degree

Yes, you can become a teacher with an associates degree! If you have 2-7 years of verifiable work experience, you can be eligible for CTE certifications. Learn more about the paths that Teachers of Tomorrow has to offer for individuals with and without 4-year degrees.

Do Substitute, Emergency or Non-Profit teachers need a teacher’s degree?

Not all schools and states require Substitute, Emergency or Non-Profit teachers to have a degree. While becoming a substitute teacher is an option, it is possible that you may be paid less and have limitations on what you can teach. Instead, consider the option of receiving a CTE certification. Learn more about why CTE certifications are a great way to become a teacher without receiving a bachelor’s degree.

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