Post-Baccalaureate Initial Certification Programs

The School of Education offers post-baccalaureate programs that lead to initial teacher certification as well as supplements that may be added to a new or existing teacher certificate and Professional Certificates.

Initial Certificates

Initial teacher certification is available for candidates who have a minimum of an earned baccalaureate degree. The following certificates are available at UT Tyler through a post-baccalaureate/alternative route certification program.

Generalist EC-6

Generalist 4-8

English Language Arts and Reading/Social Studies 4-8

English Language Arts and Reading 4-8

Social Studies 4-8

Mathematics/Science 4-8

Mathematics 4-8

Science 4-8

8-12 Certificates in:

Chemistry

Life Science

Computer Science

Mathematics

English Language Arts and Reading

Social Studies

History

Speech

Journalism

 

EC-12 Certificates in:

Art

Spanish

Health

Special Education

Music

Physical Education

Individuals desiring to teach in accredited schools in Texas must be certified through the Educator Certification and Standards Division of the Texas Education Agency (TEA).

Students who have an earned baccalaureate degree and seek teacher certification should contact the School of Education for advisement. For additional information, a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) is available at http://www.uttyler.edu/epp/postbaccertrequirements.htm.