Expand your Knowledge and Skills. Open Doors to Career Advancement.
Your Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction from University of Houston-Clear Lake will ensure you understand how to focus on how students learn, the best ways to teach, and how to evaluate the instructional process. In addition to mentoring teachers in instructional skills, you will learn to develop curriculum as well as coordinate its implementation, observe teacher instruction and analyze data to determine the curriculum’s effectiveness, and you’ll be reviewing and recommending textbooks.
Challenge Yourself in your School and in your District
This degree is designed for those experienced teachers who want to delve deeper into
this fascinating realm, expanding their knowledge, reach and impact. This program
will ensure that graduates are prepared to develop curricula reflecting student needs,
conduct professional research, be knowledgeable and informed of current trends, and
be aware of community and societal needs as well as demonstrate proficiency in the
ability to instruct, design, and assess student learning. Additionally, graduates
will have the ability to effectively collaborate, lead, and evaluate curriculum and
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Ready to learn about the classes you need to take to earn your degree from the College of Education at University of Houston-Clear Lake? Find out all you need to know about the required course work, complete with options for electives.
Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
FallNew Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Former UHCL Students - August 15
SpringNew Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
Former UHCL Students - January 15
SummerNew Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Former UHCL Students - May 25
Please note, some graduate programs have special deadlines and requirements. For more information go to How to Apply. Check the status of your application online through E-Services using your UHCL student ID.
The UHCL applications is available online through www.applytexas.org. The online application is scheduled to close for Graduate students after the Formal UHCL Student deadline of each semester.
Applying After the Priority Deadline
New, non-degree seeking, and former UHCL students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information. A $50.00 Late Registration Fee or $50.00 Late Payment may apply.
Review the UHCL Academic Calendar for registration and payment dates and deadlines.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 20
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.
Accreditations and Distinctions
The College of Education is accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency.
We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.