UHCL Distance Education Certificate

Become an Effective Online Teacher

In our increasingly interconnected world, many schools, businesses and organizations depend upon electronic learning opportunities to educate people who are not sitting in the same room. With a Distance Education Certificate from University of Houston-Clear Lake, you can become the trusted expert your team needs. With this program, you will obtain crucial skills that will help you create and teach successful online education programs.

Augment Your Education to Serve Others

Educators and instructors can enhance the training options provided by organizations and improve their career options with this 9 credit-hour certificate program. Not only will you learn how to bring cutting-edge technology to life for distance learners, but you can also apply your course work toward earning a Master of Science degree in Instructional Design and Technology.
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Admission Requirements

Eager to make your dreams come true by studying at UHCL? Make sure you have what it takes to begin your journey to success.



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.


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Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Graduate Deadlines
  • Spring 2018

    New Degree Seeking - December 1
    Priority* - January 4
    Final* and Session Start - January 16

  • Summer 2018

    New Degree Seeking - May 1 (Some programs may not apply)

  • Fall 2018

    New Degree Seeking - August 1
    Priority* - August 13
    Final* and Session Start - August 27

*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
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring*

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 1

*The application deadline for Spring 2018 Undergraduate applicants has been extended to December 13, 2017. Students who are in the U.S. and interested in applying for the Spring 2018 semester should contact dumbre@uhcl.edu for the application and application requirements. Students will not be able to apply online for the Spring 2018 semester.

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

Freshman 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

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  UHCL Online
 

UHCL Online

Bayou Building, Room 1406
2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-212-1611

Make the most of a hectic schedule and study from home or the office through UHCL Online, offering the same level of excellence for more than 20 undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs.

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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.


UHCL Distance Education Certificate Faculty

Caroline Crawford
 Caroline Crawford

Caroline Crawford

Associate Professor of Instructional Design and Technology,
Business

Contact number: 281-283-3587
Email: crawford@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 3.203.13

Faculty Bio

Michelle Giles
Michelle Giles

Michelle Giles

Lecturer of Curriculum and Instruction,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3516
Email: giles@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1111.2

Faculty Bio

Kathryn Ley
Kathryn Ley

Kathryn Ley

Associate Professor of Instructional Design and Technology,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3585
Email: ley@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 3.203.02

Faculty Bio

Jana M. Willis
Jana Willis

Jana Willis

Department Chair of Literacy, Library and Learning Technologies and Professor of Instructional Design and Technology ,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3568
Email: willis@uhcl.edu
Office: SSCB 3203.1

Faculty Bio