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Master of Education

​Principal Channels Passion for Education

While first pursuing a career in oil and gas, HISD Lead Principal Hafedh Azaiez, wasn’t expecting to fall into a career in education. When he did, this 2008 graduate from the Master of Education program discovered his love, passion and exceptional skill in teaching the leaders of tomorrow.  Read more


The Master of Education Program at the University of St. Thomas is designed to develop master classroom teachers, instructional specialists and school leaders who demonstrate the ability to translate and apply educational research in instructional settings. In addition, the Counselor Education Program prepares professional counselors for both school and non-school settings.

The UST Master of Education advantage

  • The School of Education offers flexibility in obtaining a master’s degree as we offer a variety of learning modalities to meet our students’ needs: face-to-face on-campus, face-to-face off-campus, online and in hybrid (face-to-face and online) off-campus cohorts.
  • The Educational Leadership resource area prepares students for the Texas Principal Exam. Having a Principal Certificate allows students to serve in the positions of assistant principal, principal, curriculum leader at the campus and district level and assistant superintendent.
  • All graduate courses are taught by professors who are current practitioners in their designated academic areas.
  • The Educational Leadership Program has received initial accreditation from TEAC.

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The University of St. Thomas, dedicated to educating leaders of faith and character, is a private institution committed to the liberal arts and to the religious, ethical and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education. St. Thomas is Houston’s only Catholic University and was founded by the Basilian Fathers in 1947.


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