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Texas Teacher Certification

Become a teacher at the middle school or high school level.

Admission Requirements

Note: The GRE is NOT required for admission.

Prerequisites

*Applicants interested in this program are also encouraged to register for an informational webinar. Please check with the graduate advisor listed below for more details.

Credit Requirements

This program consists of 24 credit hours. That means you only have to complete seven or eight courses to earn your certification, depending on your internship/clinical teaching preference.

Application Deadlines

Please contact the graduate advisor listed below for current application deadlines.

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Certification Program Courses

  • EDG 6310: Behavior and Classroom Management
  • EDG 6313: Foundations of School Systems
  • EDG 6314: Effective Instruction and Assessment
  • EDG 6317: Teaching Diverse Populations
  • EDG 6318: Role of the Teacher
  • EDG 6326: Education of Exceptional Children
  • EDG 5361: Internship (twice) - or EDG: 5660 Clinical Teaching

Total credit hours: 24

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