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​Faculty and teaching are the backbone of Dallas College and serve a critical role in shaping students' intellectual and professional growth.​ 
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Teaching as an adjunct provides an excellent opportunity to gain hours in the classroom.

You can become a Dallas College adjunct instructor even if you have no prior teaching experience.

Faculty Market Disparity Stipend for Full-time Faculty

Dallas College awards stipends of $15,000 $8,000 or $5,000 to attract and retain qualified full-time faculty teaching in disciplines where there is a demonstrated market disparity. Current approved stipends are as follows:
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  • Registered Nursing
  • Licensed Vocational Nursing
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  • Surgical Technology
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Health Information Technology
  • Emergency Medical Technology (EMT)
  • Medical Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Cybersecurity
  • Construction Technology/Management programs
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  • Biotechnology
  • Cardiovascular Technology (CVT)
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography (Echo Cardiology, Sonography)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Radiological Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Patient Care Technician programs

What are the criteria for teaching at Dallas College?

Dallas College’s criteria, in accordance wi​th Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges guidelines, are as follows.

For credit courses designed to transfer to a baccalaureate degree:

  • A master’s degree in the teaching discipline.
  • (A minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the subject to be taught.)

View credentialing guidelines by discipline.

Each Dallas College campus hires continuing education instructors independently and has a slightly different process for doing so.

Please contact the Continuing Education Office at each location for more information.

For workforce education courses not designed for transfer:

  • A combination of academic preparation and work experience.
  • (Including three years of direct or related work experience other than teaching.)

For developmental courses:

  • A bachelor’s degree in the specific teaching discipline and demonstrated competency.
  • (E.g., teaching experience, honors, graduate course work or other related accomplishments.)

Equivalencies for Foreign-Issued Degrees

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Master's Degree Equivalencies

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