Post-Baccalaureate Initial Certification Programs

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

4-8 Certification

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:

Business Education 6-12
Chemistry
Computer Science
English Language Arts and Reading
History
Journalism
Life Science
Mathematics
Physical Science 8-12
Social Studies
Speech 7-12
Technology Education 6-12

EC-12 Certificates in:

Art
Health
Languages other than English-Spanish
Music
Physical Education
Special Education
Theater

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 Director of Educator Certification in the School of Education for advisement.