American Univesity of Beirut

Diploma Programs

​​​​​The Teaching Diploma Program prepares elementary and secondary school teachers. This requires specialization in a subject matter area that could be completed before or during professional preparation in the Department of Education. Once completed, this preparation culminates in a teaching diploma which qualifies a student to teach at either the elementary or the secondary level. The program comprises a total of 21 credit hours in education​​.​ More details are available in the BA​ Education Catalogue 2018-2019.

The teaching diploma qualifies a student to teach at either the elementary or the secondary level. The student upon the completion of the program must attain a cumulative average of 70 or above, and receive the recommendation of the Department of Education.

Consider doing one of the following while completing your degree:​​​

​​​New Scholarship Opportunity:

We are now receiving applications f​or the new Dodge Foundation Teacher Training Scholarship Program.  Through a generous grant from the Cleveland Dodge Foundation, AUB will be offering 8-9 scholarships covering full tuition for one-year, 21-credit teaching or special education diploma programs each year for the next three academic years starting fall 2019–20.  The goal of the Dodge Foundation Teacher Training Scholarship Program at AUB is to develop a cadre of highly trained teachers who can contribute to efforts to improve the quality of teaching in Lebanon in schools serving underprivileged students. Applicants must have completed a BS/BA or equivalent, meet AUB’s English language proficiency requirement, be willing to complete a 21-credit diploma in one year, and make a commitment to teach at a school that serves underprivileged students in Lebanon for three years. More information and application materials can be found at the website of the Office of Admissions here:
​For inquiries you can also contact the Department of Education by phone: 01-350000 Ext 3060. Deadline to submit applications is June 18, 2019.​​​

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