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Our HSI certificate provides a path for PreK-20 educational leaders, as well as community college and other college and university professionals who want to specialize in learning to serve LatinX populations and discover what it means to lead a Hispanic Serving Institution.

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Priority Deadlines

Applying after the priority deadline? Admissions applications are welcome at any time. We will process your application as quickly as possible and every attempt will be made to ensure consideration for the desired semester. However, for priority consideration, apply by the priority deadline.

Fall Semester

Submit by July 1

Classes start end of August

Spring Semester

Submit by Nov. 1

Classes start in January

Tuition, Paying for School & More

We offer competitive scholarships, grants, and other funding opportunities to help UTA College of Education students pay for their degree. Use the links below to learn more and apply.

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Course of Study & Admissions Requirements

Complete the Certificate in as few as Two Semesters. 

 

Admissions Requirements for HSI Certificate

 

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae documenting K-16educational career experience
  • 500-word interest letter that addresses goals for pursuing the Hispanic Serving Leadership certificate

 

Send the Resume/Curriculum Vitae and 500-Word Interest Letter to elps@uta.edu by the priority deadline. 

 

SPECIAL NOTE: Individuals who complete the HSI Certificate with a 3.0 or higher may be eligible to transfer their HSI course credits into the M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, with Higher Education Administration emphasis. 

 

This degree program does not provide Texas Education Agency-approved certification options for current/future educators. 

Program Coordinators

Dr. Elsa Camargo

Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Research Interests: Diversity and inclusion, organizational culture, and faculty

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Dr. Maria Yareli Delgado

Visiting Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Research Interests: Hispanic Serving Institutions, Community Colleges, and Latinx First-Gen Experience.

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Graduate Recruiter

Manuel Alonso

Academic Recruiter

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Email: manuel.alonso@uta.edu

Phone #: 817-272-3124

Office: 104 C Trimble Hall

Graduate Advisor

Brittany Stein

Graduate Academic Advisor II

Office Hours

504 Carlisle Hall

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Email: brittany.stein@uta.edu

Phone #: 817-272-7577

Office: 504 Carlisle Hall

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