EXCITE: Exploring Careers in Teaching

With EXCITE, you’ll become an educator turning possibilities into realities.

For Hispanic and low-income students who already have a bachelor’s degree, the Exploring Careers in Teaching (EXCITE) Program stands ready to support you in UHCL’s Master of Arts in Teaching and Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction programs. We empower EXCITE Scholars with tools to complete a post-baccalaureate education and launch a teaching career.

 Benefits of becoming an EXCITE Scholar:

  • Scholarship opportunities to fund your education.
  • Paid graduate assistant opportunities to gain experience.
  • Academic and professional support from a graduate program specialist.
  • Support for the TExES content exam.
  • A Financial Literacy Workshop to maximize your money.
  • Career preparedness workshops to land the job of your dreams.
  • Cultural events to connect with your UHCL community.


  • EXCITE: Exploring Careers in Teaching

    Phone: 281-283-3600
    Email: EXCITE@uhcl.edu

    Bayou Building 1237
    2700 Bay Area Blvd
    Houston, TX 77058-1002