We offer professional and master teacher certification programs that, upon successful completion of specific program requirements, will qualify you to take the following Texas Education Agency (TEA) certificate exams: principal, master reading teacher, master mathematics teacher, master technology teacher, school counselor, superintendent, and reading specialist. You can take these programs as stand-alone certifications or as part of a master's degree (master's degree + certification).
Click on the programs below to view the graduate advisor, deadline information, and other application requirements.
- Educational Leadership – Superintendent Certification
- Educational Leadership – Principal Certification
- EC–4 Master Math Teacher
- Educational Technology – EC-12 Master Technology
Review the chart below to determine which TEA exam you will be eligible to take upon successful completion of the certification program.
*The stand-alone professional certification programs do not qualify for financial aid.
|Certification Program||TEA Certificate Exam|
|EC-12 Master Technology||Master Technology Teacher|
|EC-4 Master Math||Master Math Teacher (Elementary)|
The certifications below are offered as part of a master's degree program. As a result, applications will be reviewed by each degree program's graduate advisor. Click on the programs below to view the graduate advisor, deadline information, and other application requirements.
|Master’s Program||Certification||TEA Certificate Exam|
|Educational Technology||EC-12 Master Technology||Master Technology Teacher|
|Elementary Education||EC-4 Master Math||Master Math Teacher (Elementary)|
|Reading Education||EC-12 Reading Specialist||Reading Specialist (Master Reading Teacher optional)|
|Professional Counseling||School Counseling||School Counselor|
|Certification Plan Information
If you are admitted to a certification + master's degree programs, please contact the Office of Educator Preparation for your certification plan.