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Technology Applications 7-12 Certificate

Gain and Apply Critical Digital Knowledge and Skills in the Classroom

This state technology certificate has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and is available to students who already hold a Texas teaching certificate. When you acquire a Technology Applications for 7-12 Certificate from University of Houston-Clear Lake, you'll are equipped to help your students achieve technology literacy by integrating technology into the curriculum.

Enhance Education through Technology

With nine semester hours of coursework that prepares you to create digital resources and teach advanced technological applications, you'll be able to offer students the essential technological skills they'll need to achieve their full potential as they continue their education and transition to the workforce. Upon completion of the coursework, you'll be ready to take the state administered Technology Applications 7-12 Texas Examinations of Educator Standards test, which is required to teach technology application courses to students in grades 7-12.
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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.

Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Fall
    New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
    Returning UHCL Students - August 15
  • Spring
    New Degree-Seeking Students - January 5
    Returning UHCL Students - January 15
  • Summer
    New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
    Returning UHCL Students - May 25

Please note, some graduate programs have special deadlines and requirements. For more information, go to How to Apply as a Graduate Student. Check the status of your application online through E-Services using your UHCL student ID.

The UHCL application is available online through Apply Texas. The online application is scheduled to close for Graduate students after the Formal UHCL Student deadline of each semester.

Applying After the Priority Deadline

New, non-degree seeking, and returning UHCL 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. A $50.00 Late Registration Fee or $50.00 Late Payment may apply.

Review the UHCL Academic Calendar for registration and payment dates and deadlines.

  • 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.


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.

Technology Applications 7-12 Certificate Faculty

Caroline Crawford
 Caroline Crawford

Caroline M. Crawford

Professor of Instructional Design and Technology,

Contact number: 281-283-3587
Office: Bayou Suite 1125.10

Caroline M. Crawford Faculty Bio

Michelle Giles
Michelle Giles

Michelle Giles

Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Instructional Design and Technology,

Contact number: 281-283-3516
Office: Bayou Suite 1321

Michelle Giles Faculty Bio

Jana Willis
Jana Willis

Jana Willis

Department Chair and Professor of Literacy, Library Science, and Learning Technologies,

Contact number: 281-283-3568
Office: Bayou Suite 1321

Jana Willis Faculty Bio