5th Floor, Hammond Hall, 701 Planetarium Place
Box 19227, Arlington, TX 76019-0227
General Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Certification Office: email@example.com
Students who hold a Bachelor’s degree must obtain teacher certification at the graduate level at The University of Texas at Arlington. Teacher certification can be earned either through a certification-only program (non-degree seeking) or the Master of Education in Teaching. Click on the program you are interested in to view the coursework required for that program, as well as other helpful information.
If you were previously enrolled in another Texas Teacher Educator Preparation Program; Alternative Certification Program or University-Based Program, you must email firstname.lastname@example.org and request a TEA Transfer of Data Form. Failure to do so will result in delay of your program continuance.
|TEACHER CERTIFICATION ONLY||MASTER OF EDUCATION IN TEACHING|
|Early Childhood - Grade 6 ESL/Core Subjects||Early Childhood - Grade 6 ESL/Core Subjects|
|Early Childhood - Grade 6 Bilingual Core Subjects (Not currently accepting students)
||Early Childhood - Grade 6 Bilingual Core Subjects (Not currently accepting students)
|Mid-Level (4-8)||Mid-Level (4-8)|
|Secondary (7-12) and All-Level (EC-12)||Secondary (7-12) and All-Level (EC-12)|
If you wish to pursue Mid-Level, Secondary, or All-Level certification, you must choose a subject you wish to teach. This is what the state refers to as your 'Content Area'. You must have a minimum of 24 undergraduate hours in your chosen content area and at least half of those hours must be junior/senior level classes.
Early Childhood (EC) - Grade 6
Mid Level (Grades 4 - 8)
Secondary Level (Grades 7 - 12)
All Level (Early Childhood - Grade 12)
Your content area must be verified by a professor in your discipline who has been designated as a Content Advisor before you will be permitted to enroll in Education coursework. If the Content Advisor finds that you must take more than 12 hours to complete your content coursework, these must be done before beginning the certification program and...
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