College of Education
UTEP education students inspire and positively impact young minds. Program graduates can teach in the classroom from early childhood to high school or work in organizations that support children. UTEP’s education graduates make up about 70% of El Paso-area teachers and are in demand regionally and beyond.
Binational location makes the program a national model for dual language education and linguistically-responsive teaching
Choose from special education, elementary education, middle school or high school
Participate in the Miner Teacher Residency, a yearlong, paid student-teacher program
Education students at UTEP spend their last full year of teacher training in a practice-based environment. Watch this short video to see students in action and hear from an alumna and the dean of the College of Education.
Bryn Birdwell earned many awards and scholarships on the way to her bachelor’s degree. The first-generation college student was a member of the education honor society and conducted graduate level research. She currently teaches kindergarten in El Paso and is working on her master's degree in Early Childhood Education at UTEP.
Education graduates are prepared to serve young children through high schoolers in diverse, bilingual settings. In addition to traditional teaching positions, some alumni choose to work in private and public childcare, community and child-welfare programs, Head Start, youth development or community outreach, or teaching children with special needs.
UTEP offers grants and scholarships that may cover your entire tuition.
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