Alternative Teacher Certification - University of Houston
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#1 Choice for Aspiring Teachers

Our award-winning faculty will support you in successfully completing your teaching certification. You’ll receive expert coaching, one-on-one mentoring, and personalized support — while you earn a full-time salary and benefits!

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FAST FACT: UH has certified over 4,500 educators.

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  • Developed by the UH College of Education’s award-winning teacher education program
  • Hybrid: Face-to-face and online professional development delivered by UH faculty
  • Intensive coaching and mentoring from experienced educators
  • Strong school district partnerships to ensure full-time employment
  • Cohort model to allow for shared learning with other participants
  • Earn a full-time salary while working toward certification

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 2.50 GPA
  • All previous transcripts

FAST FACT: Teachers can earn $60,000 in the first year.


FAST FACT: Teaching offers a great quality of life.

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