Become Your School District’s Visionary Leader
School boards establish the qualifications for the superintendents in their districts. With your Superintendent Certification from University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Education, you’ll become well versed with topics relating to educational reform, policy and current trends. You’ll be the school district’s CEO—a highly organized leader, supervisor and manager who can make difficult decisions and meet every challenge on a daily basis.
Completing Your Plan
The Superintendent Certification plan requires the completion of 15 hours of specified
coursework after finishing the Principal Certification plan. A passing score on the
Superintendent state assessment is required prior to recommendation for this certificate.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
New Degree Seeking - August 1
Priority* - August 13
Final and Session Start* - August 27
New Degree Seeking - December 1
Priority* - January 14
Final and Session Start* - January 22
Summer 2019New Degree Seeking - May 1
Priority* - May 28
Final, Summer I* - June 10
Final, Summer II* - July 15
Fall 2019New Degree Seeking - August 1
Priority* - August 12
Final and Session Start* - August 26
*Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate Students applicants who apply after the priority deadline can expect to go through late registration. $50 late registration fee will be assessed.
- 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.