Expand your Knowledge and Skills. Open Doors to Career Advancement.
Your Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction from University of Houston-Clear Lake will ensure you understand how to focus on how students learn, the best ways to teach, and how to evaluate the instructional process. In addition to mentoring teachers in instructional skills, you will learn to develop curriculum as well as coordinate its implementation, observe teacher instruction and analyze data to determine the curriculum’s effectiveness, and you’ll be reviewing and recommending textbooks.
Challenge Yourself in your School and in your District
This degree is designed for those experienced teachers who want to delve deeper into
this fascinating realm, expanding their knowledge, reach and impact. This program
will ensure that graduates are prepared to develop curricula reflecting student needs,
conduct professional research, be knowledgeable and informed of current trends, and
be aware of community and societal needs as well as demonstrate proficiency in the
ability to instruct, design, and assess student learning. Additionally, graduates
will have the ability to effectively collaborate, lead, and evaluate curriculum and
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Ready to learn about the classes you need to take to earn your degree from the College of Education at University of Houston-Clear Lake? Find out all you need to know about the required course work, complete with options for electives.
Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
Spring 2019Final - January 22
Summer 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Former UHCL Students - May 28
Fall 2019New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Former UHCL Students - August 12
Spring 2020New Degree-Seeking Students - December 1
Former UHCL Students - TBA(Early January 2020)
Please note, some graduate programs have special requirements and different deadlines from those above. For more information visit How to Apply.
Former UHCL Students and non-degree seeking students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 20
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.
Accreditations and Distinctions
UHCL’s College of Education graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation for both initial teacher preparation and advanced educator preparation. We’re one of only 14 educator preparation programs in Texas to hold this accreditation. The College of Education is also accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency and holds accreditations from a number of organizations for individual specializations and certification programs.
We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.