Accelerated Programs

If you have a passion for teaching, Edgewood College can make the dream a reality! When you select Edgewood College you will benefit from its longstanding reputation for leadership and excellence in the field of Education.

All of our programs are offered within the context of a traditional liberal arts education framework. The Edgewood College value of justice is demonstrated in courses that are designed to challenge, explore and foster the development of culturally-responsive teaching practices. Culturally responsive teaching connects students' cultural knowledge, prior experiences, and performance styles to academic knowledge and intellectual tools in ways that legitimize what students already know.

At Edgewood College, you will work with experienced educational leaders who offer responsive and supportive advising and are dedicated to helping you meet your individual and professional goals. Our small classes promote a sense of community and facilitates individualized instruction.

You can complete the Accelerated Secondary License Completion program in 18 months or the Advanced Elementary Certification program in just 21 months.

Accelerated Programs:

  • Christopher_McGrath
    I came into the Accelerated Secondary Program with a strong desire to teach. The outstanding faculty at Edgewood College was able to take that raw passion for teaching and make me a competent professional in the classroom. Before I had even finished the program, I had been offered and accepted a job at an area high school that is the perfect fit for me. I know that I owe a great deal of credit for landing this position to the outstanding faculty of Edgewood College, as well as to my classmates in ASP, who have helped me to learn so much about teaching and about myself over the last 16 months.
    Chris McGrath, MA-Education '14
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