Educator Professional Development

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Field of Interest: Education
Educator Professional Development

The Educator Professional Development program offers a variety of professional development courses designed to help practicing educators fulfill continuing education requirements while adding state-approved teaching endorsements to their current teacher certifications.


The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.

A list of available certificates offered in the Educator Professional Development program
Name Type Title Courses
Certificate of Completion CCL Bilingual Education/Dual Language Immersion (BE/DLI)
Certificate of Completion CCL ESL Endorsement
Academic Certificate AC Next Generation Educator
Certificate of Completion CCL Reading Specialist

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of the Educator Professional Development program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Educator Professional Development program is available through the Education Studies department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.