Summer 1 2024 classes start on May 13, 2024
With the Online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Practitioner Teacher Program from LSU Alexandria, you gain the knowledge, training, and real-world experience necessary to be successful in the classroom. As a Certified Teacher in Louisiana, you have the power to make a difference in the lives of children and their families every day by empowering your students to reach their full potential. In this comprehensive program, students may earn their Louisiana Teacher Certification in only one year by completing coursework designed to improve teacher candidates’ knowledge of effective teaching best practices. Additionally, LSUA's online programs provide you the opportunity to synchronously interact with instructors (in real-time) via video conferencing and other technologies in a flexible format that fits your busy schedule. These sessions also allow engagement with course content and build a community among our online students.
Work as a teacher and earn a salary while you complete your Louisiana Teacher Certification requirements.
Learn in a flexible, online format that is designed with working teachers in mind.
Learn the necessary skills and state teaching standards so you can start a rewarding and meaningful career as a Certified Teacher.
This program can be completed as quickly as one year.
Total credit hours per program: 24 credit hours
Cost per credit hour: $325
Total cost with fees and maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $1,950
Total cost with fees: $7,800
Cost may be reduced if transfer courses apply.
*Please note: All students must purchase a $139 membership to LiveText before beginning Residency. This is an additional cost outside of the program fees.
The total cost above does not include transfer credit or financial aid. Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Fee schedules may vary by program depending on course-specific fees for proctoring and/or books. Please contact a Student Success Coach for more information.
It is possible to complete this certificate in one year depending on when a student enters the program. The last two semesters will be spent in a PreK-12 school session.
Online Practitioner Teacher Program candidates must meet all of the following:
Note: This program accepts students for Fall 1 and Summer 1 terms.
The Practitioner Teacher Program allows prospective candidates who hold a teaching position or letter of intent for employment from a parish school board to become certified to teach in one year.
Student Learning Outcomes
Becoming a certified teacher can open the doors to many more opportunities. With the online teaching certificate from LSUA, you can increase your skill set, become more effective in the classroom, and advance your career as a certified educator in this meaningful field.
Take the first step forward by completing the form and our enrollment team will contact you soon to discuss: