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Become a Leader in Learning

The demand for qualified educators is always pressing, and teacher shortages in some regions mean that need is on the rise. Whether you’re drawn to early child development,  pre-kindergarten through high school teaching, health education, or even personal fitness training, Austin Community College's Education Area of Study will help you launch a rewarding career inspiring others. A teacher helps others reach their full potential.

A career in teaching could help you reach yours.

Get Skills for Essential Careers

Fast Track Careers

Train for a new career quickly and affordably at Austin Community College. ACC's Fast Track Career Certificates will give you a helpful edge in the job market by equipping you with the in-demand skills Central Texas employers need now. Noncredit and for-credit certificate options are available to help you achieve fast results and long term success.


Highlights in this Area of Study

ACC Online

Enjoy affordable classes and even earn a degree online from ACC Online.

Texas Tech
Tech Teach

Earn your teaching certificate and a bachelor’s degree in one year.

ACC student Kelly B.

"To see firsthand the things we learned and discussed in class — both good and bad — was such a great experience. At ACC’s Children’s Lab School, I eventually ran the class myself. I don’t care how many books you read or classes you ace, NOTHING can prepare you like real-world experience."

Kelly B.
Major: Child Care & Development