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Ph.D. in Culture, Literacy, and Language

The Ph.D. in Culture, Literacy, and Language program applies theoretical, conceptual and research methodology to study culture, literacy and language.

Doctorate in Educational Leadership

The doctoral degree in Educational Leadership program provides advanced academic preparation in educational leadership, research, and policy studies with an emphasis in P-12 leadership or higher education.

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision

The Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision program is intended to prepare professionals for future careers in academic, clinical, research, and consultation settings.

Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching

The Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching program prepares students to serve as leading professionals in the field of educational instruction, development, and presentation.

M.A. in Bicultural-Bilingual Studies

The Master of Arts in Bicultural-Bilingual Studies program responds to societal and educational needs through an advanced multidisciplinary study of cultural and linguistic diversity and related disciplines.

M.A. in BBL Teacher Ed - EC-6 BBL Generalist / Cert (BITE-C)

The Master of Arts in Bicultural-Bilingual Teacher Education - EC-6 BBL Generalist Teacher Cert (BITE-C) program is designed for national and international degreed individuals, who hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, demonstrate bilingual proficiency in Spanish and English, and are seeking bilingual education certification at the graduate level.

M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language (MA-TESL)

The Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language (MA-TESL) program is a specialized professional degree program that enhances a students current qualifications and prepares them for advanced careers in the field of English language teaching.

M.A. in Teaching ESL - EC-6 ESL Generalist Cert (TESL-C)

The Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language - EC-6 ESL Generalist Certification (TESL-C) program allows students to simultaneously complete their master’s degree in Teaching English as a Second Language and earn their Texas’ Early Childhood through Sixth Grade Generalist Teaching Certification credential.**NEW PROGRAM**

M.Ed. in School Counseling

The Master of Education in School Counseling program prepares multi-culturally competent, professional school counselors.

M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

The Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program emphasizes creativity, diversity, developmental and relational processes, ethics and professional identity within Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies - Educational Leadership (K-12 grade)

This social justice and equity oriented program focuses on developing personal, professional, and community leadership skills and prepares students to lead P-12 educational institutions.

M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies - Higher Education Administration

The Master of Education in Ed Leadership and Policy Studies - Higher Education Administration program is designed for students who have an interest in obtaining or advancing in staff and administrative positions at higher education institutions that support student development and success.

M.A. in School Psychology

The Master of Arts in School Psychology program is designed for students who want to work with children and adolescents experiencing a wide range of academic, emotional, and behavioral difficulties.

M.A. in Educational Psychology

Prepares culturally competent scientist-practitioners and researchers to effectively contribute to the psychological development and well-being of children and adolescents.

M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction

In the Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction program, students will work in an environment that fosters an understanding of engagement in curriculum and instruction theory, research, practice, policy and critical issues.

M.A. in Early Childhood and Elementary Education

The Master of Arts in Early Childhood and Elementary Education is designed to allow students the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills for effective instruction and care, leadership, and advocacy in early childhood and elementary education in a diverse society.

M.A. in Education - Instructional Technology Concentration

The Instructional Technology program focuses on understanding, designing, and implementing learning environments supported by current and emergent technologies, in both formal and informal settings.

M.A. in Reading and Literacy

The Master of Arts in Reading and Literacy provides theory, research, knowledge and field experiences for students planning to teach literacy. Reading and writing are presented as linguistic, cognitive and socio-cultural processes in relation to other language arts.

M.A. in Special Education

The Master of Arts in Special Education is a practical, teacher-oriented program designed for general education teachers, special education teachers, paraprofessionals, behavior analysts, and other professionals seeking initial, additional, or advanced study in working with students with disabilities.

M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction - Teacher Certification (MAECIT)

This program is designed for individuals who want to earn a master’s degree and teacher certification simultaneously.

Graduate Certificate in Environmental E-STEM Education

The Graduate Certificate in E-STEM Education is designed for graduate students from all disciplines who wish to focus on issues related to STEM education within the contexts of sustainable management of the environment and natural resources.

Graduate Certificate in Special Education Advocacy

This program is designed to help parents and professionals better understand special education law and its application and assist future advocates in developing the skills to effectively facilitate the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process.

Graduate Certificate in I-STEM Education

The Graduate Certificate in iSTEM Education (Interdisciplinary Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is designed for graduate students from all disciplines who wish to focus on issues related to Interdisciplinary STEM Education.

M.S. in Health and Kinesiology

The Master of Science degree in Health and Kinesiology is designed for students seeking advanced skills and professional development in Health and Kinesiology

Graduate Certificate in Applied Health Research

The graduate certificate in Applied Health Research is designed to meet the needs of students who want to develop skills related to community & applied public health research.

Graduate Certificate in Community Nutrition

The 12 hour certificate in Community Nutrition is designed to meet the needs of students who want to contribute to the emerging field of community and public health nutrition.

Graduate Certificate in Health

The 12-hour certificate in Health is designed to meet the needs of students who want to contribute to the emerging field of community health.

Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis

The Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Certificate is designed to meet the needs of current and prospective students interested in developing proficiency in applied behavioral analysis.

Certificate in Bilingual Reading Specialist

The Bilingual Reading Specialist (BRS) Graduate Certificate offers specialized training for those who possess a valid teaching license and wish to become better prepared to provide appropriate reading instruction to students in bilingual programs within public schools.

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration

This certificate enhances professional preparation and development opportunities for current and prospective higher education administrators.

Certificate in Language Acquisition and Bilingual Psychoeducational Assessment

The LABPA Certificate provides students with the critical training and skills that are in such demand by many school districts, especially those in under-served communities.

Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (CertTESL)

The Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (CertTESL) provides the specialized training students need to begin teaching the English language in the U.S. or abroad.

Graduate Bilingual Counseling Certificate

The Bilingual Counseling Certificate program (BCC) addresses the needs of prospective students interested in developing foundational skills in bilingual counseling with an emphasis on Spanish.

Principal Certification

The Principal Certification program is designed for those who already hold a master’s degree and want to obtain principal certification.

Superintendent Certification

Students of UTSA’s 15-hour superintendent certification program are exposed to the duties and responsibilities required of central office staff and senior administrative positions, including that of superintendent.

B.A. in Mexican American Studies

The Bachelor of Arts in Mexican American Studies program prepares students to enter graduate school or pursue a career as an educator, researcher, community leader or community advocate.

B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies - Early Childhood-Grade 6 Bilingual Generalist

The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (Early Childhood-Grade 6 Bilingual Generalist Concentration) program prepares students to pursue a career as an educator in an early childhood through sixth grade bilingual classroom setting.

B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies - Grades 4-8 Bilingual Generalist Certification

The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (Grades 4-8 Bilingual Generalist Certification Concentration) program prepares students to pursue a career as an educator in a fourth through eight grade bilingual classroom setting.

B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies - Early Childhood-Grade 6 ESL Generalist Certification

The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (Early Childhood - Grade 6 ESL Generalist Certification Concentration) program prepares students to pursue a career as an English as a Second Language (ESL) educator in an early childhood through sixth grade setting.

B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies - Grades 4-8 ESL Certification

The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (Grades 4-8 ESL Certification Concentration) program prepares students to pursue a career as an English as a Second Language (ESL) educator in reading, language arts and social studies in a fourth through eight grade classroom setting.

B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies - EC-12 Special Education Certification

The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (EC-12 Special Education Certification Concentration) program prepares students to pursue a career as a special education teacher in an early childhood through twelfth grade classroom setting.

B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies - Grades 4-8 Math/Science Certification

The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (Grades 4-8 Mathematics/Science Certification Concentration) program prepares students to pursue a career as a science and mathematics educator in a fourth through eight grade classroom setting.

B.A in Interdisciplinary Studies - Grades 4-8 Language Arts/Reading/Social Studies

The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (Grades 4-8 Language Arts/Reading/Social Studies Concentration) program prepares students to pursue a career as a language arts, reading and/or social studies educator in a fourth through eight grade classroom setting.

B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies - Grades 4-8 Generalist Certification

The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (Grades 4-8 Generalist Certification Concentration) program prepares students to pursue a career as an educator in all subject areas in a fourth through eight grade classroom setting.

B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies - Early Childhood-Grade 6 Generalist Certification

The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (Early Childhood-Grade 6 Generalist Certification) prepares students to pursue a career as an educator in an early childhood through sixth grade setting.

B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies (degree-only)

The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (degree-only concentration) program is for students interested in obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree without obtaining teacher certification.

Joint Degree: BS in Nutrition and Dietetics / MDS of Dietetic Studies

The Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics program offers the initial phase of a professional program known as the Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CPD).

B.S. in Kinesiology (Physical Education Concentration)

The Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Physical Education Concentration) program provides students with the education and training needed for careers in for careers in teaching physical education (pre-kindergarten–12).

B.S. in Kinesiology (Exercise Science Concentration)

The Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Exercise Science Concentration) program provides students with the education and training needed for careers in exercise science.

B.S. in Kinesiology (Athletic Medicine Concentration)

The Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Athletic Medicine Concentration) program provides students with the education and training needed for careers in athletic training, and serves as a pre-professional allied health training program for physical therapy and occupational therapy.

B.S. in Public Health - Promotion and Behavioral Science

Offered with an interdisciplinary curriculum designed for students who are interested in gaining knowledge and developing skills needed in a variety of health care related areas, including biostatistics, environmental science, health and public administration, epidemiology, and health behavior.

B.A. in Women’s Studies

The Bachelor of Arts in Women's Studies program provides students with the opportunity to examine the social, historical, political, and cultural experiences of women and men from an interdisciplinary perspective.

B.S. in Health - Community Health and Preventive Services

This Bachelor of Science Degree in Health (Community Health and Preventive Services Specialization) program prepares students for careers in community health, public health and health promotion.

Undergraduate Certificate in Athletic Coaching

The Certificate in Athletic Coaching program is designed to provide students with the education and training needed to pursue a career in athletic coaching.

Minor in African American Studies

The Minor in African American Studies program provides an interdisciplinary approach to the political, cultural, historical, and social experiences of African Americans in the United States, and people of African descent globally.

Minor in Athletic Coaching

Minor in Athletic Coaching is designed to provide students with the education and training needed to pursue a career in athletic coaching.

Minor in Bicultural Studies

The Minor in Bicultural Studies program responds to societal and educational needs through a multidisciplinary study of cultural diversity and related disciplines.

Minor in Community Health

The Minor in Community Health program prepares students for health careers in city, county, state and national government health agencies; corporate wellness programs; and voluntary health agencies.

Minor in English as a Second Language

The Minor in English as a Second Language (ESL) program is designed to prepare students for careers in the field of English language teaching.

Minor in Wellness

The Minor in Wellness program prepares students for health careers in corporate wellness programs and voluntary health agencies.

Minor in Women’s Studies

The Minor in Women’s Studies program provides students with the opportunity to examine the social, historical, political, and cultural experiences of women and men from an interdisciplinary perspective.

B.A. in Multicultural Early Childhood Development

The Bachelor of Arts in Multicultural Early Childhood Development (or B.A. MECD) program focuses on early learning experiences for very young children of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds as well as special needs.