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Become an Educator

Are you interested in becoming an EC-12 teacher in a public or private setting?

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Become a Counselor/Diagnostician

Are you interested in becoming a diagnostician, or a school, rehabilitation, or mental health counselor?

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Become an Administrator

Are you interested in becoming a principal, superintendent, or educational administrator?

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Transforming Lives - Unleashing Potential - Empowering the Borderland

The University of Texas at El Paso’s College of Education consists of three departments with 64 faculty members who serve more than 2,000 undergraduate students from the colleges of Education, Health Sciences, Science, and Liberal Arts.

The College of Education prepares teachers, counselors, diagnosticians, education professionals, and school administrators at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We have prepared teachers for over 80 years, and remain more committed than ever to the mission of serving El Paso by providing the highest quality education workforce possible. We are proud to report that since 2002 the College has prepared nearly 10,000 teachers who serve at schools throughout the El Paso region. 

Grant Benefits UTEP's Teacher Preparation Candidates

Ten graduate students in The University of Texas at El Paso's teacher preparation program earned $10,000 scholarships to help finance their education and teacher certificaation, thanks to a $108,000 grant from the Charles Butt Foundation.

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UTEP Receives $5 Million to Promote Computer Science through Training K-12 Teachers

Hopper-Dean Foundation Gift will expand pipeline of Computer Science-Prepared students.

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Educator Certification Pathways


CACREP Accredited Counseling Degree Programs