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== == You can either take the required courses that you lack as a postgraduate, or as the answer below states, work toward obtaining a masters degree. But the courses required to be able to pass the state exams and student teach are in The Bachelor's degree realm. They are not graduate courses. I did this and it was about 42 hours for a secondary education certificate in English and sociology. The methods classes were invaluable. == == 1. Connect with a Cal State or private college that has strong education programs.

2. Take a combination of classes that (a) earn your clear credential (b) earn you a Master's degree, and (c) start to qualify you for a counseling/administration credential

3. Make it your goal to complete 14 units per year, since 14 units are required to advance one step on the salary scale in most California districts.

Also, 4. taking more than 14 units per year is a bit much since most districts allow you to advance ony one step per year and more units than that will wear most people out.

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For the source and more detailed information concerning your request, click on the related links section (College Board) indicated directly below this answer section.

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There are many colleges and universities that offer education programs. Within the United states, to teach within the public school system you must have a bachelor's degree in a teacher education program and state teachers certification. To help you in your search, read the following carefully and follow through with the link provided.

For colleges and universities within the United States and its territories, you can obtain this information by clicking on the related links section (College Board) indicated at the bottom of this answer box and using the sites College MatchMaker search engine. You can research colleges and universities by name, or by programs of study, or by geographical location, size, or combinations of part or all of them. The site will provide you with a list of institutions based on your request. It will give you the schools background, accreditation, degree offerings, programs of study (majors), entrance requirements, tuition and fees, financial assistance, room and board, athletic programs etc., and a link to each institutions official web page. Practice navigating this site. It will be well worth the time and effort.


When choosing a college or university within the United States, make sure the institution has a regional accreditation. With a regional accreditation you can be assured the coursework and degree you complete will be recognized by all other colleges and universities as well as employers. Below I have listed the six regional accrediting agencies and their geographical areas of responsibility. I am disclosing the below so you do not become a victim of educational scams, institutions that are nothing more than diploma mills, or that do not have the best accreditation, and are eager to take your money for a degree that is worthless. Make sure the institution is accredited by one of following responsible agencies.

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· Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools - Educational institutions in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands, as well as schools for American children in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.

· New England Association of Schools and Colleges - Educational institutions in the six New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont).

· North Central Association of Colleges and Schools - Educational institutions in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, New Mexico, South Dakota, Wisconsin, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

· Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities - Postsecondary institutions (colleges and universities) in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.

· Western Association of Schools and Colleges - Educational institutions in California, Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa, Micronesia, Palau, and Northern Marianas Islands.

· Southern Association of Colleges and Schools - Educational institutions in Virginia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and Texas.

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