Shape the future
University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Education will prepare you as both an educator and a leader to become a powerful force for change in and out of the classroom. Earn a bachelor’s degree with one of nine teacher certification options or explore our ten graduate programs and two doctoral degree programs to find your perfect fit.
Learn to teach; Teach to learn
At UHCL, we’re big believers in hands-on learning, and our program is known for getting students into the field early and often. Through professional development school sites, local partnerships and innovative classes, our students graduate with plenty of real-world experience. Personal guidance from our expert faculty ensures you’re getting the most from your time here.
Our alumni lead schools and school districts all over the state as well as many other educational organizations and businesses, and our Texas teacher preparation will put you ahead of the curve.
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.