Help Each Student in Your Classroom Succeed
Your Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies in Core Subjects from EC-6 from the University of Houston-Clear Lake will prepare you to educate children from early childhood through sixth grade, and with your certification in Special Education, you’ll be able to do so much more. As student populations grow and become more diverse, there is an increase in the number of students with special needs who require additional support to address their specific learning, emotional, mental or physical challenges. You will have the skills to help all students, regardless of their academic challenges, to achieve a higher level of success.
Become One of Your School’s Most Valuable Resources
Special education teachers are a valued resource in the school environment. You’ll
also work with general education teachers, counselors, social workers, school superintendents,
administrators and parents to create a team spirit to address your students' needs.
You’ll be equipped to work in a classroom, a resource center or another setting in
your school to teach students, depending on their needs. As student populations continue
to increase and become more diverse, employment of special education teachers is expected
to increase faster than average. Your Bachelor of science from University of Houston-Clear
Lake’s College of Education equips you with the training you’ll need to be a coveted
member of any school’s faculty.
Request InformationHow to ApplyVisit
Eager to make your dreams come true by studying at UHCL? Make sure you have what it takes to begin your journey to success.
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.
Degree Plan Degree Map
Deadlines for Applying
- Freshman Deadlines
Priority - November 1
Final - December 1
Priority - March 1
Final (Summer Session I & II) - May 1
Priority - July 15
Final - August 1
- Transfer Deadlines
Spring 2021Priority - January 5
Final - January 15
Summer 2021Priority - May 1
Final (Summer Session I) - May 26
Final (Summer Session II) - July 1
Fall 2021Priority - August 13
Final - August 18
Online applications close for transfer students after the Priority Deadline, the application will be extended to January 11th on ApplyTexas for Transfer students. Starting January 12th all transfer students interested in applying for Spring 2021 will need to have all official documents (transcripts from every college or university attended and application fee) in hand and will need to complete a paper application. Students who apply after the priority deadline must submit all required documentation with their paper application to the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.
- 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.
UH-Clear Lake at Pearland
1200 Pearland Pkwy
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.
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.