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B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies (teacher certification)

Interdisciplinary Studies (Teacher Certification) (B.A.)

On Campus

Prepare to meet the needs of today’s most in-demand workplaces with UHD’s in Interdisciplinary Studies Teacher Certification. It was designed to help aspiring educators meet the needs of the 21st century workplace and the challenges of urban education, while specifically serving individual career goals. You can choose from three certification programs, including early education, upper elementary to middle school, and early education bilingual.

Included Courses:

  • Math Methods
  • Teaching Reading
  • Bilingual Language Arts
  • Science Methods
  • Literature Curriculum
  • Field Experience

Career Options:

Depending on the certification, enjoy a career as:

  • Early Childhood Traditional Teacher
  • Early Childhood Bilingual Teacher
  • Middle School Traditional Teacher
  • Middle School Bilingual Teacher
M.A.T. Teaching

Masters of Art in Teaching Curriculum Instruction

On Campus

The Masters of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) program at UHD is offered in a hybrid face-to-face/online instruction format with an emphasis on urban teaching to provide a deeper understanding of the needs and characteristics of students in multicultural learning environments.

Included Courses:

  • Reading in a Multicultural Classroom
  • Introduction of Educational Research
  • Play Based Curriculum: Inquiry & Instructional Strategies
  • Advanced Multimedia for Teachers
  • Practicum for Urban Teachers

Career Options:

After graduation, excel as a:

  • Teacher
  • School Leader
  • Community Advocate
  • Policymaker

*The University of Houston-Downtown, does not currently offer online courses to residents of the following states and territories: American Samoa, Guam, Massachusetts and Puerto Rico.