West Texas A&M University

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Convenience of alternative certification, with the personal touch of an undergraduate traditional program


The Educator Preparation Program at West Texas A&M University was recently recognized by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for ranking among the top 5 educator preparation programs in the state. The ranking is determined according to the percentage of candidates who complete the program, as well as the percentage of candidates who successfully complete all certification exams.

  • Full certification in as little as a year
  • Job alerts, Educator Expo, and connection with hundreds of campuses that love WT!

WTAMU's Panhandle Alternative Certification for Educators (PACE) program offers:

  • TRAINING - six online courses* taught by university instructors who care about YOU
  • TESTING - allows you to be fully certified by in one year to 18 months
  • TEACHING - begins with early field-based experiences and culminates in student teaching or a job where you are the paid professional in the classroom

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*Substitutions for undergraduate coursework may apply

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