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Master Reading Teacher Certificate for Teachers

Elevate Your School’s Literacy Proficiency Level

Your Master Reading Teacher Certificate from University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Education enables you to work in literacy education at the elementary, intermediate, or high school level. As a Master Reading Teacher, you’ll become a valuable resource to students, their parents, and other teachers. You could be involved in conducting reading assessments at your school and be able to evaluate the results to add valuable input to your school’s reading program. You’ll also be able to incorporate state’s content requirements and performance standards into the school’s reading instruction so that all students’ needs are addressed, including those with reading or learning disabilities or second-language learners.

Achieve Your Master Reading Teacher Certificate

A Master Teacher certificate added to an existing Texas teaching certificate designates the educator as having mastery of a particular subject area. It is the intent that the master teacher will serve as a resource to fellow teachers.
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Admission Requirements

UHCL’s College of Education would love to have you join us. Find out today what it takes to apply.

Degree Requirements

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.

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Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Spring 2021
    New Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
    Former UHCL Students - January 5
  • Summer 2021
    New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
    Former UHCL Students - May 25
  • Fall 2021
    New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
    Former UHCL Students - August 18

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
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer*

    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.


  University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

About UHCL

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.

Master Reading Teacher Certificate for Teachers Faculty

Lillian Benavente-McEnery
Lillian Benavente-McEnery

Lillian Benavente-McEnery

Professor of Reading and Language Arts,

Contact number: 281-283-3539
Office: Bayou Suite 1321

Faculty Bio

Roberta Raymond

Roberta Raymond

Assistant Professor, Program Coordinator of Reading and Language Arts,

Contact number: 281-283-3593
Office: Bayou Suite 1325

Faculty Bio