|Where Can You Take Your Courses?|
University of St. Thomas requires you to complete all courses on your plan at this University to receive a recommendation for Certification from UST. (Any exceptions must have prior approval of the Certification Officer.)
When can I register for classes?
Your application to the Master of Education Program must be accepted by the University before you register for classes. Students may contact the School of Education (713) 525-3541 or send an email to School of Education for information about the application process. Please plan to do this early so that you may be admitted to the University in time to register for classes you wish to take.
What are the THEA (formerly TASP) Test Requirements?
Passing scores by the current standards on the THEA Test (Texas Academic Skills Program) must be on file before enrolling in coursework. Passing scores on the TASP test are still acceptable. Passing scores are currently: Reading - 230, Math - 230 and Writing – 220. Passing scores are required before one may take ANY Education classes.
How does the application process work?
Your application must be accepted by the University before you register for classes. Post baccalaureate undergraduate students should contact the Office of Admissions (713) 525-3500 and graduate students should contact the School of Education (713) 525-3540. Please plan to do this early so that you may be admitted to the University in time to register for classes you wish to take.
What are the admission requirements for Teacher Education?
If you are doing the Post Baccalaureate program, it is required to be admitted to Teacher Education in order to take Professional Development Education Courses. Please complete an application to be admitted to the Teacher Education Program. Contact the School of Education Office to request an application at (713) 525-3540.
When are courses scheduled?
Since the TTT students will be practicing professionals, the majority of the graduate courses are offered in the evening and summer sessions. Evening courses meet one evening a week for the semester. Summer classes meet either every day for three weeks for twice a week for five weeks. Part time students can expect to take between 3 to 6 hours in the spring, summer and fall semesters. In addition, students who are teaching will enroll in a 1 semester hour internship in the spring and fall semesters.