Help a Challenged Student Achieve Success
Not all children learn in the same ways, and this is especially true of a child with a physical or learning disability. With a Minor in Special Education from the University of Houston-Clear Lake, you will receive foundational knowledge about special needs and disabilities as well as teaching theories and practices that directly address the varied educational needs of learners.
Diversify Your Employment Options
There are wide-ranging applications to your career with this 15-hour course of study.
It would be of particular interest to you if your major is in psychology and social
work and you want to work with special needs learners of all ages and their families.
Apply for a Minor
Educate yourself on the necessary course work at University of Houston-Clear Lake. We want you to succeed in the College of Education, so review the degree requirements for your preferred major.
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.