Leverage Your Leadership Strengths
When you earn your Master of Science in Educational Management from a nationally accredited program, it shows future employers that you’ve received the highest level of training and education available. With accreditation through the Council for the Accreditation of Educational Programs, the M.S. in Educational Management at University of Houston-Clear Lake has proven its curriculum meets the most rigorous standards. The coursework provides a blend of academic and fieldwork experiences and offers a Principal as Instructional Leader certification that is also accredited through the Educational Leadership Constituent Council.
You’ll become prepared to bring innovative and workable solutions to the challenges you’ll face as a school administrator, and you’ll build the needed skills to evaluate transformational concepts and technologies, conduct meaningful assessments and develop curricula that meet a wide range of learning objectives. Because courses are offered both face-to-face and in an online hybrid format, you have the flexibility to complete your coursework according to your work schedule.
Become a Change Leader in Your School
Learn to model the behaviors of collaboration and effective teaching that you’ll expect
from the teachers on your staff. You’re on your way to becoming an instructional innovator
and coach, and that’s why your coursework focuses on educational leadership skills,
effective leadership in learning environments, state and federal school law, and school
finance. In addition to the Master of Science with Principal as Instructional Leader
Certification, you will also earn the required Advancing Educational Leadership (AEL)
and Texas Teachers Evaluation and Support System (T-TESS) certificates.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
Spring 2019Final - January 22
Summer 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Former UHCL Students - May 28
Fall 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Former UHCL Students - August 12
Spring 2020New Degree-Seeking Students - December 1
Former UHCL Students - TBA(Early January 2020)
Please note, some graduate programs have special requirements and different deadlines from those above. For more information visit How to Apply.
Former UHCL Students and non-degree seeking 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.
- 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.
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Pearland, Texas 77581
Since 2010, University of Houston-Clear Lake at Pearland has proudly served as an upper-level institution serving juniors, seniors, and graduate students in fields like business and behavioral science.
7555 Howell Sugar Land Road
Houston, TX 77083
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Accreditations and Distinctions
UHCL’s College of Education graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation for both initial teacher preparation and advanced educator preparation. We’re one of only 14 educator preparation programs in Texas to hold this accreditation. The College of Education is also accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency and holds accreditations from a number of organizations for individual specializations and certification programs.
We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.