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Become a Dual Credit Instructor

Local school districts continue to expand their offerings of early college and dual credit history courses. There is a growing need for qualified teachers who can meet this need. You can become a certified early college or dual credit instructor with our Teaching History Graduate Certificate. Designed for current educators, our 18-hour certificate provides the state-required training to teach college-level, US history survey courses. Our program ensures you receive the necessary instruction, training and skills to deliver these courses in any setting. You can complete the certificate in as little as 12 to 24 months. This program does not include your Texas teaching certification. Take the next step in advancing your career by enrolling today!

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

12-24 months

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face, Online
Total Credit Hours

18 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Deadlines

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Your Path to Become a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

  • Submit your application through ApplyTexas.
    • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application”
    • Select Texas A&M University-Commerce as your “target university.”
    • Select “Teaching History Graduate Certificate” as your “Major.”
    • Pay the $50 application fee.
  • Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.
    • Within two business days of your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Provisional Status

After you submit your application, you may be granted a provisional status which means you can enroll in one semester of courses.

Step 2. Submit Documents

  • Submit the following documents after you receive an email confirming that we received your application.

Official Transcripts

  • Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to [email protected].
    • You can also ask them to mail a physical copy to:
      Graduate School
      Texas A&M University-Commerce
      PO Box 3011
      Commerce, Texas 75429-3011
    • We recommend that you send all official transcripts used towards earning a bachelor’s degree and any master’s degree transcripts with graduate coursework, if applicable.

  • Wait for an admission decision email before processing to the next step.
    • Once the Graduate School has reviewed your application, a notification will be sent to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail. Refer to the application confirmation email you received from A&M-Commerce for login information.

Let our staff assist you during your application process. We are here to help!

Step 3. Register for Classes

You are ready to register for classes once you are admitted to the program.

Contact your academic advisor if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

Program Requirements

Once admitted, you must:

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Teaching History Graduate Certificate:: Current Students Application section

Deadlines

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Your Path to Become a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

  • Submit your application through ApplyTexas.
    • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application”.
    • Select Texas A&M University-Commerce as your “Target university”.
    • Select “Teaching History Graduate Certificate” as your “Major”.
    • Pay the $50 application fee.
  • Look for an application confirmation email.
    • Within two business days of your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.
  • Wait for an admission decision email before processing to the next step.
    • Once the Graduate School has reviewed your application, a notification will be sent to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 2. Register for Classes

You are ready to register for classes once you are admitted to the program.

Contact your academic advisor if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

Program Requirements

Once admitted, you must:

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