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Intern in front of classroom.

Accelerate Online

The Texas A&M University Accelerate Online certification program is an innovative approach to preparing secondary teachers in the State of Texas.

  • This continuing education program is designed to provide college graduates with a program of teacher preparation that can be completed in 12-18 months.
  • The Accelerate Online program provides an individual the flexibility of completing teacher certification preparation through completion of online instruction, a 40-hour classroom field experience and a year-long paid internship in a secondary public school in Texas.
  • Enrollment at Texas A&M University is not required.

More Info >> Teacher Certification

Accelerate Online is a premier path to a career in education that combines the convenience of an alternative certification program with the quality of a university program based at Texas A&M University.

Accelerate Online offers:

  • Flexibility - 24/7 Online instruction
  • Internships - Resources provided to assist particpant in finding a paid teaching position
  • Support - Mentoring during teaching internship

Program Interest Form

If you are interested in receiving additional information regarding the Accelerate Online Program, please complete this form

Responses are sent within three business days. If you do not receive an email to the address provided, please check the Spam/Junk Folder in your email account.

Training Acknowledgement Form

Teaching, Learning & Culture - Accelerate Online

Training Acknowledgement Form

Intern Self-Rating Form

Please help us continue to improve the Accelerate Online program by completing the items below.  Rate your preparation and performance in the following areas.

Pedagogical Knowledge/Skill

University Supervisor Assessment by Intern

Think of the interactions you had with your University Field Supervisor when answering the following questions:

  • Almost always  (AA)– All or almost all of the time the action was performed by the field supervisor
  • Frequently  (F)– most of the time the action was performed by the field supervisor
  • Occasionally (O)– some of the time the action was performed by the field supervisor
  • Rarely (R) – infrequently or never the action was performed by the field supervisor
To what extent did the University Field Supervisor …
Please select YES or NO in answering the following questions about the quality of university field supervision received by the beginning teacher.

Interest Form

Teach, Mentor, Lead

Accelerate Online

Complete the following items so that we can provide you with accurate information regarding the Accelerate Online program.

Please use the "Add another item" button below if you need to add more than one College/University, Degree, Major and GPA.

Select the teaching certifiation you are interested in obtaining. Please review the course requirements at before making your selection.

Please answer the next 2 questions if you graduated from high school in Texas.