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Certification Office

At the University of Houston College of Education, we guide students through the process of earning state certification – whether you want to be a teacher, administrator, counselor, educational diagnostician or other specialist. Our programs are designed to prepare students for the real world, and the overwhelming majority of our students pass state certification exams. What's more, our graduates are part of the powerful UH alumni network.

Once you are accepted into one of our eligible programs, we will walk you through the certification requirements. Find details for specific careers below.

Get Certified


Learn more about becoming certified for the following careers:

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Why UH?

  • 93%Passing rate on advanced certification exams (TEA)
  • 94%Passing rate on teaching certification exams (TEA)
  • 99%Teaching graduates who report being prepared for the job (TEA)
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Have questions about getting certified? Don’t hesitate to ask.

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