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Certification Standards

Pima's certification policies for Faculty Standards and Qualifications are listed below:

Board Policy, BP-3001, Faculty Standards and Qualifications
Regulation, RG-3001/A, Faculty Standards and Qualifications
Standard Practice Guide, SPG-3001/AA, Faculty Standards and Qualifications 

In most cases, a master's degree is required to teach academic courses designed to transfer to other colleges and universities. 

Degrees and courses qualifying for these standards must be from a college or university that is accredited by one of the regional accrediting agencies

College degrees from institutions outside the United States must be submitted by the applicant to an approved agency for a course-by-course foreign transcript evaluation.

Questions about these standards?  Contact the Faculty Certification Office.