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Texas Needs Teachers Now More Than Ever. 240 Can Help You Become One.

Your journey to making an impact is one step closer with 240's Alternative Certification Program.

You’re the Difference-maker.
We’re Your Support.

With 240, you’ll feel confident walking into the classroom—educated, prepared, and ready to make a difference.

Set Your Own Schedule

100% online, convenient, and flexible. We know you want to do your best, but when is up to you.

Feel Confident

High-quality coursework, field observation, and free test prep materials to ensure readiness on day 1.

Feel Supported

Each candidate gets a dedicated Program Advisor to support you as you begin your teaching journey.

Is Alt-Cert Right for You?

Use our Teacher Journey Pathfinder to let us know more about your unique situation and we’ll help you get started.

Lowest Tuition in Texas. $0 to Apply.

We pride ourselves not on our affordability (which is amazing), but on the value we provide.
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The 240 Certification Process

No more long wait times that leave your future uncertain. We get you approved in no time, and then you work at your own pace.


Apply for FREE. Once admitted, you can start your coursework and apply for teaching jobs!

5-10 Minutes


Within ~24 hours, our team reviews your application invites you to enroll, upon approval.

1-21 Days


Start your fully online, self-paced coursework, consisting observation and content mastery.

2-3 Months


Begin your first year teaching with full pay, benefits, field supervision, and coursework.

2-3 Months

4-10 Months


Pass your final exam and become a certified Texas teacher in 12-18 months.

What Can We Help You Find?


All 240 Certification students get unlimited access to our test prep materials.