John Sperling, PhD, a Cambridge-educated economist, professor and entrepreneur, founded University of Phoenix in 1976 in response to the changing needs of the workplace. It was part of his commitment to provide adults with the higher education they would need to fill those needs and for forty years, that’s exactly what we’ve done.
They offer a range of education degree programs at the Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral level, from early childhood education to education administration. Whether you're embarking on an entirely new career path toward teacher licensure – or you're looking to build upon your current skillset with continuing education, you’ll get the support and resources you’ll need. Your success is our goal – and through a series of program assessments, we’ll ensure you're gaining the skills and expertise you'll need to be an effective educator.
Accommodations are available for otherwise qualified students who are experiencing a temporary or permanent health situation and complete the accommodations application process. Accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis, depending on the student’s particular circumstances.
Regional accreditation is an institution-level accreditation status granted by one of six U.S.