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EDUCATION

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COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Do you want to ignite the spark of learning and inspire children to dream big? As a education major, your passion for teaching will be supported by a strong foundation in educational theory and practice, and by resources and knowledge that will help you bring innovation to your future classrooms. For generations, UTEP education graduates have gone on to lead in classrooms and campuses from K-12 to higher education, in communities around the world.

 

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The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Learning and Development offers two pathways for students seeking a degree in the field of education: one leading to Texas teacher certification and another for students who aim to prepare for a career in various areas such as after school programs, nonprofit work, early childhood intervention, and community outreach.

Students enrolled in the BA will choose from three certification levels: Elementary Education (EC-6), Middle Grades Education (4-8), and All-Level Special Education (EC-12).

ADD: Students who aspire to teach high school should select a major in the subject they desire to teach. They will then pursue a minor in the College of Education that will prepare students for certification. .

DIVE INTO YOUR DISCIPLINE

As an undergraduate education major, you will be supported throughout your academic journey by the college’s Center for Student Success, which will provide the guidance and resources you will need to complete your academic training and set you on track to a successful career.

PREPARE FOR YOUR FUTURE

Apply what you learn in the classroom to real-world challenges, and build your professional network. The College of Education prepares teachers, counselors, diagnosticians, and school administrators at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A degree from the College of Education will prepare you for a career in:

 

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Intervention
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Education
  • Bilingual Education
  • Special Education
  • School Counseling
  • Reading Diagnostician
  • School Administrator
  • Community-Based Education
  • Mental Health Counseling

THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION IS RANKED #1 IN THE NATION IN AWARDING BACHELOR’S DEGREES IN EDUCATION TO HISPANICS.

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