Department of Counseling, Special Education and Diversity

Become Exceptionally Prepared to Serve Students with Diverse Needs

Our focus in the Department of Counseling, Special Education, and Diversity is preparing teachers and school counselors who can address the developmental needs of all learners. Graduates of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Department of Counseling, Special Education, and Diversity are uniquely trained to become transformative leaders who work with students with diverse needs so that students can attain their full academic potential. To this end, we offer undergraduate and masters degrees that encompass these programs. UHCL is one of 150 educator preparation programs in Texas that are accredited to recommend educators for certificates.

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Find Your Niche with a Variety of Degree Options

UHCL’s Department of Education offers undergraduate and master’s degrees in the Counseling Program, the Special Education Program and the Studies in Language and Culture Program, which includes Multicultural Studies, Bilingual Education and ESL. Graduates of the programs find employment in settings ranging from public schools to private programs and agencies.


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Degrees, Certificates and Minors Offered

Special Education

Counseling

Multicultural Studies

Post-Baccalaureate Certificates

Supplemental Certificates

Minors

Contact
  • Office of Admissions

    Phone: 281-283-2500
    Fax: 281-283-2522
    Email: admissions@uhcl.edu

    SSCB 1.101
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 13
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office Hours:
    Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Holiday Hours:
    Nov. 25-27, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Nov. 28-29, CLOSED

    Extended Hours:
    Jan. 8-9, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    Jan. 14-15, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

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