Alternative Certification Programs

The School of Education offers three forms of alternative certification programs. These are degrees offered through collaborations with outside organizations such as Teach For America, TNTP, and Urban Teachers.

TEACH FOR AMERICA

Explore the accelerated online Master of Science in Education built for corps members and alumni of the Teach For America program to attend while actively teaching.

URBAN TEACHERS

This four-year collaborative program includes a 14-month residency in urban schools augmented by clinically-based graduate coursework leading to a Master of Science in Education degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Education.

TNTP

This degree program for TNTP Fellows and recent alumni addresses the need for highly effective master level teachers in low-income communities, while also recognizing the changing landscape of education.