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Schools Offering Teaching Programs in Arizona


Around 2.8% of Arizona's graduates graduate from teaching degree programs every year. Thus, Arizona's 33 teaching schools put out approximately 6,229 teachers each year.

Top Schools

Northern Arizona University, which is located in Flagstaff, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a teaching program. It received a ranking of 33rd in the country in 2010. 1,143 students graduated with a degree in teaching from Northern Arizona University in 2010. Students at Northern Arizona University paid $7,672 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Arizona that has a teaching program is Prescott College. Prescott College, which was ranked 45th in the country in 2010, is located in Prescott. 112 students graduated with degree in teaching from Prescott College in 2010. The tuition rate at Prescott College was $26,235 per year.

University of Phoenix-Online Campus, which is located in Phoenix, is the third-ranked school in Arizona that has a teaching program. It received a ranking of 49th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 2,508 students graduated from University of Phoenix-Online Campus teaching program. The tuition rate at University of Phoenix-Online Campus was $11,520 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Arizona's teaching schools ranges from $26,235 per year to $805 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,195 per year. In 2010, the following Arizona teaching schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Prescott College - located in Prescott, students are charged $26,235 per year
  2. Grand Canyon University - located in Phoenix, students are charged $16,500 per year
  3. Arizona Christian University - located in Phoenix, students are charged $16,174 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Arizona teaching schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Dine College - located in Tsaile, students are charged $805 per year
  2. Tohono O'Odham Community College - located in Sells, students are charged $1,354 per year
  3. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year

A teaching degree from an Arizona school... what next?

teaching graduates in Arizona can go into a variety of professions such as primary school education administrator, education administrator, business teacher, computer science teacher, and mathematical science teacher. In 2010, there were 57,460 teacher working in Arizona, including 930 english teachers, 3,570 primary school education administrators, and 2,890 education administrators. In Arizona, the largest numbers of teacher work in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 34,280 teachers
  2. Pima County - 8,100 teachers
  3. Apache County - 2,550 teachers

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of teachers is expected to grow by 9% by 2018. There are projected to be 49,460 teachers working in Arizona then. Of these 49,460 teachers, the government predicts that an unknown number will be english teachers, 3,690 will be primary school education administrators, and 2,840 will be education administrators.

Salary

On average, teachers earn $63,998 per year. In 2010, however, some Arizona teacher earned as little as less than $16,660 per year or as much as more than $150,210 per year. On average teacher earn the most in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Maricopa County - $65,578 per year
  2. Pima County - $50,279 per year
  3. Coconino County - $49,922 per year

The following counties in Arizona have the lowest average salaries for teacher:

  1. Mohave County - $42,720 per year
  2. Apache County - $45,580 per year
  3. Yavapai County - $46,336 per year

The teachers with highest average salaries in Arizona were:

  1. Health Specialties Teacher - $113,600 per year
  2. Education Administrator - $99,840 per year
  3. Business Teacher - $97,280 per year

On average, the lowest paid teachers in Arizona were:

  1. Literacy Teacher - $41,320 per year
  2. Kindergarten Teacher - $40,700 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in teaching in Arizona and to compare salaries with various related fields such as early childhood education or special education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Teaching in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Teaching in Arizona
  • Master's Degree in Teaching in Arizona
  • Doctoral Degree in Teaching in Arizona
  • Certificate in Teaching in Arizona

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,486 miles from location University of Phoenix-Online Campus Phoenix AZ 50.5302 n/a 291,070
7,481 miles from location Arizona State University Tempe AZ 43.2134 40% 68,064
7,443 miles from location University of Arizona Tucson AZ 39.7951 36% 38,767
7,445 miles from location Pima Community College Tucson AZ 14.0724 n/a 35,880
7,491 miles from location Grand Canyon University Phoenix AZ 26.2344 38% 34,205
7,478 miles from location Mesa Community College Mesa AZ 13.2296 n/a 25,960
7,439 miles from location Northern Arizona University Flagstaff AZ 67.3157 19% 23,597
7,484 miles from location Rio Salado College Tempe AZ 21.6861 n/a 20,865
7,494 miles from location Glendale Community College Glendale AZ 14.5633 n/a 20,154
7,489 miles from location Phoenix College Phoenix AZ 12.4906 n/a 12,164
7,476 miles from location Chandler/Gilbert Community College Chandler AZ 10.7366 n/a 11,058
7,477 miles from location Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale AZ 11.959 n/a 10,923
7,482 miles from location Paradise Valley Community College Phoenix AZ 11.9265 n/a 9,951
7,493 miles from location Yavapai College Prescott AZ 14.9939 n/a 8,276
7,642 miles from location Arizona Western College Yuma AZ 15.3094 n/a 7,984
7,484 miles from location GateWay Community College Phoenix AZ 13.1689 n/a 7,863
7,366 miles from location Eastern Arizona College Thatcher AZ 16.7279 n/a 7,241
7,503 miles from location Estrella Mountain Community College Avondale AZ 11.7243 n/a 7,202
7,473 miles from location Central Arizona College Coolidge AZ 21.3758 n/a 6,795
7,568 miles from location Mohave Community College Kingman AZ 10.6222 n/a 6,702
7,484 miles from location University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus Phoenix AZ 8.96636 n/a 5,531
7,488 miles from location South Mountain Community College Phoenix AZ 9.12971 n/a 5,444
7,381 miles from location Cochise College Douglas AZ 15.2807 n/a 4,739
7,359 miles from location Northland Pioneer College Holbrook AZ 8.71041 n/a 4,636
7,439 miles from location Coconino County Community College Flagstaff AZ 7.48753 n/a 3,981
7,439 miles from location University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus Tucson AZ 9.04499 n/a 2,170
7,289 miles from location Dine College Tsaile AZ 4.49402 n/a 1,935
7,489 miles from location Ottawa University-Phoenix Phoenix AZ 2.73172 n/a 1,127
7,494 miles from location Prescott College Prescott AZ 55.3338 26% 1,119
7,484 miles from location Arizona Christian University Phoenix AZ 22.2073 56% 401
7,501 miles from location Tohono O'Odham Community College Sells AZ 13.3973 n/a 254
7,480 miles from location International Baptist College New River AZ 16.0727 n/a 91
7,488 miles from location American Indian College of the Assemblies of God Inc Phoenix AZ 11.314 n/a 86
 

Curious what studying Teaching gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other + n/a $75,900
2
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other + n/a $50,290
3
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education + 21,090 $42,110 -43.3%
4
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education + 8,000 $42,040 18.5%
5
Instructional Coordinators + 3,980 $51,150 31.4%
6
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School + 3,570 $76,540 -2.7%
7
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education + 3,300 $40,700 18.3%
8
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School + 3,260 $41,450 39.9%
9
Education Administrators, Postsecondary + 2,890 $99,840 12.0%
10
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary + 2,740 $113,600 149.1%
11
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary + 2,030 $56,230
12
Education Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,420 $63,800 317.6%
13
Business Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,390 $97,280 -21.0%
14
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 930 $64,350 -30.1%
15
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors + 820 $41,320 -32.2%
16
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 810 $68,670
17
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School + 700 $46,800 337.5%
18
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 530 $79,900 -67.7%
 

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