In September 2012, AUD successfully launched a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree focused solely on educator preparation, specifically elementary and secondary school teachers.
In accordance with the 2021 Vision of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai, to boost the quality of education in Dubai and in response to multiple inquiries as well as the data collected from focus groups, AUD now offers a Professional Teaching Certificate (P.T.C.) program that focuses on building and strengthening the instructional practices of teachers and career changers.