It is your hands to make a difference. -Nelson Mandela

Changing the world one teacher at a time.


Here at Accelerate Online, we offer a non-traditional route to teacher certification. If you already hold a bachelor's degree or are currently enrolled in your final semester of college coursework, we can help you become a teacher!

  • Fully online, all the time - 24/7 access
  • Affiliated with Texas A&M University
  • Affordable payment plan
  • Teacher certified in 12-18 months 



  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources 6-12
  • Chemistry 7-12
  • Chinese EC-12
  • English Language Arts and Reading 7-12
  • History 7-12
  • Life Science 7-12    
  • Mathematics 7-12
  • Physical Science 6-12
  • Physics/Mathematics 7-12
  • Science 7-12
  • Social Studies 7-12                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning
  • College students may be considered in their final semester
  • An overall GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale or a 2.75 GPA in the last 60 hours
  • A 2.75 GPA in content-area coursework
  • Passing score on a Pre-Admission Content Test (PACT)
  • U. S. citizen or legal permanent resident
  • Completed Criminal History check

For graduates of universities outside of the United States:

Transcripts must be evaluated by a TEA approved foreign credential service. The report should specifically state if you received the U. S. equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in your subject area and provide a detailed list of all coursework.

If the university's primary language of instruction is not English, you must pass all four sections (reading, writing, speaking, and listening) of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).



Professional Learning Artifact

Select one of the professional learning opportunities in which you participated…

Master Teacher Observation


Classroom Management Plan

Due on or before August 5.

Based on work by Lori Newcomer, Ph.D., University of Missouri



Determine your vision and mission for your classroom.
Describe how you will…
Define 3 - 5 classroom rules.
Tying it all together.


Before you apply, have you...

1.  submitted a Program Interest Form?

2. had your transcript/coursework reviewed by Accelerate Online staff?

3. submitted your PACT Score Report?


If you answer YES to all 3, then you are ready to apply! 

Interest Form

Let's change the world!

Filling out this interest form will help us to help you.



Select the teaching certification you are interested in obtaining. Please review the course requirements at before making your selection.
If you have more than one degree, please enter the information below for each.
Select all that apply.
Please read carefully the following statement before submitting: I hereby certify that the information included in this interest form, to the best of my knowledge is true, accurate and complete.

Training Acknowledgement Form

Teaching, Learning & Culture - Accelerate Online

Training Acknowledgement Form

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.