Empower Students to Succeed with a Bilingual Education
Become a highly qualified bilingual educator with the Interdisciplinary Studies BS
with Core Subjects EC-6 with Bilingual Supplemental Certification from UH-Clear Lake.
Our expert faculty will equip you with the necessary knowledge and training to teach
students core subjects in Spanish and English, enabling them to achieve a higher rate
of success. You'll see the impact of your work almost immediately as your students
demonstrate improved language and academic proficiency.
Coursework includes dual-language lessons taught by dedicated professors who are committed to your growth. UH-Clear Lake's College of Education also offers enriching field experiences in both bilingual and general education settings. With this experience, you'll have the opportunity to enter your own classroom equipped with the confidence and skills needed for a fulfilling career as an educator.
Address a Teacher Shortage Area and Expand Your Marketability
According to The National Center for Education Statistics, as of 2015, more than 892,000 students in Texas schools were English-language learners. In addition, the U.S. Department of Education identifies bilingual educators as “high demand” professionals in Texas.
You can be confident that you will help meet this demand, as graduates of UHCL’s College of Education have nearly a 100 percent placement rate. These graduates are now teachers in general and bilingual education settings in numerous local independent school districts, including Deer Park, Houston, Clear Creek, Galena Park, Goose Creek, Alvin and Pasadena.
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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.
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.