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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. 

College of Education Students Gain Global Perspective in Spain


Ten students from UTEP’s College of Education had the opportunity to spend their Maymester studying abroad in Sevilla, Spain. 

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Fulbright Scholar: Education Professor Selected to Study in Paraguay


Katherine Mortimer, Ph.D., UTEP associate professor of teacher education, received a Fulbright Scholar Award to spend four months in Asuncion, Paraguay. 

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New Teacher Graduate Job Placement


Educator Certification Pathways


CACREP Accredited Counseling Degree Programs