Education, Bachelor of Science

Available: On Campus

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Founded as Sam Houston Normal Institute in 1879, Sam Houston State University was the first teacher preparation program in Texas.

The BS in Education offers ideal class sizes and personal attention from a highly qualified faculty.


The Education degree is offered at the main campus in Huntsville and many classes are offered at The Woodlands Center.

Careers in Education

  • Teacher
  • Principal
  • Administrator
  • Coach
  • Superintendent
  • Professors

Or continue your education with a graduate degree.


The first step to becoming a teacher is deciding which grade level you want to teach, as this will determine your degree plan.

All students are required to participate in field experiences in public schools.

Program Breakdown

Brief breakdown of the type, or types, of degree(s) available, their length, available enrollment, and estimated cost.
Category Degree Summary
Catalog Entry Bachelors in Education
Length 120-131 Credit Hours
Enrollment Fall, Spring, Summer
Tuition/Costs Rates Per Semester

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: December 1
  • Summer: May 15