Teacher Education

Teacher Education
Being a teacher is one of the most rewarding careers available. Our program prepares you for a journey of lifelong learning that you can instill in those you will be educating. We focus on content knowledge and proficiency, strategies, communication skills and analytical skills.


Our Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies degree allows you to choose your own area of concentration based on your interests and your strengths:
  • EC-6 Generalist
  • 4-8 English, Language Arts and Reading
  • 4-8 Math
  • 4-8 Math/Science
  • 4-8 Composite Science
  • 4-8 Social Studies
  • 4-8 Generalist
  • EC-12 Special Education
  • EC-12 Music Ed
  • EC-12 ASL
  • EC-12 Art
  • EC-12 Spanish
  • EC-12 Kinesiology
  • EC-12 Family and Consumer Sciences
Secondary (High School):
  • To teach in secondary education requires a degree in the appropriate discipline. For degree certification requirements and degree plans, contact the major department, such as math, english or history, etc.

Teacher Education Workforce Opportunities

It is important to us that our candidates are highly prepared with skills and knowledge for the ever-changing workforce. Currently in Jefferson County, teachers are ranked in the top 10 of for highest estimated employment. See WORKinTEXES for this information and helpful job postings in Texas. Additional information can be found at the Texas Workforce Commission Website about jobs across Texas. For information about teacher shortage areas and loan forgiveness programs, see the Texas Education Agency website.

Workforce Supply and Demand for Teachers in Texas


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