Educator Preparation Programs

Students who are preparing to teach in Texas must first identify the grade level that they prefer; then select a teaching field. At SHSU, teacher certification programs are offered to undergraduates in the areas listed below. Certification for students who have a bachelors degree is offered at the post-baccalaureate level in the grade levels designated with an asterisk*

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

EC-6 Generalist Certification

EC-6 Generalist, with EC-12 Special Education Certifications

EC-6 Generalist, with Bilingual Spanish Certifications

4-8 Mathematics Certification

4-8 Mathematics/Science Composite Certification

4-8 English Language Arts and Reading/ Social Studies Composite Certification

Early Childhood Education – Certification not offered in Texas

Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies

EC-6 Generalist, with Bilingual Spanish Certification

All-Level: Early Childhood through Grade 12 (major in the teaching field)*

  • Physical Education
  • Art
  • Music (Choral or Instrumental)
  • Languages Other than English (Spanish)
  • Theatre

Secondary: Grades 6 or 8 through 12(major in the teaching field)*

  • Agricultural Science and Technology
  • Computer Science
  • English Language Arts & Reading
  • Family and Consumer Science
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Mathematics
  • Life Science
  • Physical Science
  • Social Studies (Composite)
  • Speech
  • Technology Education
  • Trade and Industrial Education

Professional Certification Programs for Principals, School Counselors and Librarians, Educational Diagnosticians, and Reading Specialists are offered in Graduate Programs.


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