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Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Plan Science 4-8

Bring Students a Combination of Experience and Perspective

If you've been in a certain profession for awhile and you'd like to change to something with a more direct impact on society, a career in the classroom could be the right choice. By beginning a second career teaching kids the fundamentals of science you can bring a new perspective to help motivate students to learn more about science. The College of Education at University of Houston-Clear Lake has multiple accreditations is and well known for training outstanding educators. Qualified science teachers are highly coveted in today's job market, and upon completing your Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Plan Science 4-8 you'll be well on your way to finding job success.  

Create a Climate of Discovery in Your Classroom

At UHCL, your coursework will focus on academic specialization classes like biology and physics, as well as education courses such as educational psychology and science methods to prepare you for certification and to become an effective, well-rounded classroom teacher. Use your creativity, enthusiasm and previous career experiences to teach children to stay curious and observant so they'll want to keep discovering more about science. They'll become critical thinkers and problem-solvers and they'll use their science skills to progress successfully through high school graduation and beyond.

Although it is not necessary for students holding at least a bachelor's degree and seeking initial teacher certification to pursue a second bachelor's degree, those who wish to do so must meet the university's lower-level requirements in addition to the requirements for both teacher certification and the second degree, unless such requirements were met through the completion of the first bachelor's degree. These lower-level requirements are described in the Core section of the catalog.

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Admission Requirements

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Degree Requirements

Educate yourself on the necessary course work at University of Houston-Clear Lake. We want you to succeed in the College of Education, so review the degree requirements for your preferred major.

Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Plan Science 4-8


Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Summer 2022
    Priority - May 1
    Final (Summer Session I) - May 25
    Final (Summer Session II) - July 1
  • Fall 2022
    Priority - August 12
    Final - August 17
  • Spring 2023
    Priority - December 1
    Final - January 9
    Returning UHCL Students - January 11

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Final - April 1
    Document Deadline - April 15

    Early Fall Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering Final - February 4

  • Spring

    Final - October 1
    Document Deadline - October 15

    Early Spring Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering Final - August 1

  • Summer*

    Final - March 1
    Document Deadline - March 15

    Early Summer Deadline - Computer Science, Computer Information System, Data Science, Software Engineering Final - February 4

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.


Locations

University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

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

About UHCL

UH-Clear Lake at Pearland

UH-Clear Lake at Pearland

1200 Pearland Pkwy
Pearland, Texas 77581
Phone: 281-212-1700

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.

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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.


Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Plan Science 4-8 Faculty

Sue Brown
Suzanne Brown

Suzanne Brown

Department Chair and Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3536
Email: browns@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1119

Suzanne Brown Faculty Bio

Kent Divoll
Kent Divoll

Kent Divoll

Doctoral Program Coordinator and Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3634
Email: divoll@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1119

Kent Divoll Faculty Bio

Denise McDonald
Denise McDonald

Denise McDonald

Professor of Curriculum and Instruction,
Education

Contact number: 281- 283-3544
Email: mcdonald@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1119

Denise McDonald Faculty Bio

Roberta Raymond

Roberta Raymond

Program Coordinator and Associate Professor of Literacy, Language Arts, and Literature Studies Program ,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3593
Email: raymond@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1325

Roberta Raymond Faculty Bio

Paul Wagner
Paul Wagner

Paul Wagner

Program Coordinator and Professor of Education,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3571
Email: wagner@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1119

Paul Wagner Faculty Bio

Carol Waters
Carol Waters

Carol Waters

Assistant Professor, STEM,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3503
Email: WatersC@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1119

Carol Waters Faculty Bio

Omah Williams-Duncan
Omah Williams-Duncan

Omah M. Williams-Duncan

Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3547
Email: DuncanO@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1119

Omah M. Williams-Duncan Faculty Bio