College of Education
The Master of Arts in Education offers concentrations for teacher certification or advanced studies in education, including 100% online concentrations in STEM Education or Diversity, Equity and Social Justice. Students can choose between a thesis to prepare for doctoral studies or a capstone research project.
Variety of degree plan options meet the needs of diverse students
Several concentrations prepare students for Texas teacher certification
Two fully online concentrations can be completed in as little as 20 months
Xavier A. Felix earned his BFA in theatre performance from UTEP in 2021, and returned to enhance his skills and knowledge as a performing arts teacher. Felix is a full-time high school theater teacher with the Miner Teacher Residency Program that creates a support system among the students, mentors and UTEP faculty. He looks forward to continuing his career at an area high school.
Graduates with a master’s in education can advance their current career in public or private K-12 education or find work in academia, community-based organizations, nonprofits, and non-governmental organizations. The job outlook is strong through 2029.