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The Renaissance Alternative Educator Preparation Program
Our alternative teacher certification programs are designed for people who have a Bachelor's degree and a full-time teaching contract from a Missouri public school or an accredited nonpublic school. To enroll in one of these programs, your full-time teaching contract must be in the certification area you are pursuing.
If you're ready to learn from experienced instructors who know what it takes to connect with today's students, consider choosing Saint Louis University for our alternative teacher certification programs.
Areas of Alternative Certification include:
This innovative Teacher Certification Program, with accelerated online, evening and weekend classes, meets all the requirements of, and has been approved by, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (MODESE). Successful completion of all program requirements prepares you to earn your Missouri teaching certificate.