Local Heroes Become Local Teachers

Do you believe that great teaching is at the heart of every great school? Would you like to impact public education within your community? Are you interested in becoming a teacher?

If so, Oxford Teacher College at Reach University is the is the institution for you. Our mission is to is to help schools grow their own highly effective teachers and leaders, pursuing equity in underserved urban & rural communities. We give the adults currently helping out in a school the opportunity to become credentialed teachers through our Global Education program. Participants complete at job-embedded undergraduate degree in 4-years and earn an Elementary or Special Education Credential.

How Does It Work?

Participants earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Global Education in 4 years

The program uses a Distance Learning and Residency Model.

Distance Learning

  • Full-time course load every semester.
  • 15 week fall and spring semester.
  • 7 week summer semester.
  • 12-15 credits per semester.
  • Oxford Tutorial Model.

Residency Model

  • Work experience that is applied towards your degree.
  • 10 to 15 hours required in years one and two.
  • 20 to 25 hours required in years three and four.

What to know

The Application Period for the 2021-2022 Bachelor’s In Global Education Program is now open. The application deadline is: May 28, 2021

To be eligible to apply, you must meet all requirements:

  • Hold a High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.

  • Work with children for 10-15 hours per week.

  • Work for one of our school partners.

Interested in applying to become a great teacher for your community?


Oxford Teachers College at Reach University has reduced the cost of earning a Bachelor’s Degree by $28,000.

The tuitions for the Bachelor’s In Global Education Program is $7,900 per school year; however, the out of pocket cost to students is $900 annually. This is possible through our grant-sharing program.

  • When students complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), $7,000 of annual tuition is covered through a federal grant.

  • Students pay just $75/month or $900/year to cover all fees, books, and materials.

  • Our graduates are debt-free.

Any questions? 

Our Admissions FAQ page might be able to help.