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IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE

ATTENTION: Fall 2019 Teacher Education and Advanced graduates and Spring 2020 Teacher Education and Advanced soon-to-be graduates

Please read this important memo about certification changes in light of COVID-19.

Certification Office

At the University of Houston College of Education, we guide students through the process of earning state certification – whether you want to be a teacher, administrator, counselor, educational diagnostician or other specialist. Our programs are designed to prepare students for the real world, and the overwhelming majority of our students pass state certification exams. What's more, our graduates are part of the powerful UH alumni network.

Once you are accepted into one of our eligible programs, we will walk you through the certification requirements. Find details for specific careers below.

Get Certified

CERTIFICATION OPTIONS

Learn more about becoming certified for the following careers:

Other key links:

Why UH?

  • Top 1%Ranked among best undergrad elementary teacher-prep programs (NCTQ)
  • Top 3%Ranked among best graduate teacher-prep programs (NTCQ)
  • 92%Overall passing rate on certification exams (TEA)
  • 92%Certification rate of undergrad teaching students (TEA)
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Contact Us

Have questions about getting certified? Don’t hesitate to ask.

Lauren Topek
Certification officer
Director of accreditation and accountability
UH College of Education
713-743-2485
uhcert@central.uh.edu