The College of Education prepares students for careers in education and related fields. Through its three departments, Curriculum and Instruction (CI), Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education, and School Psychology (CLAS), and Health, and Human Performance (HHP), the College of Education prepares teachers, principals, superintendents, school counselors, school psychologists, diagnosticians, as well as professionals in health, exercise science, sports management, recreation and leisure services.
The Department of Curriculum & Instruction at Texas State University offers doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate degrees that focus on the preparation and development of teachers and teacher leaders.
The College of Education Undergraduate Advising Center is the source for information about undergraduate programs within the College of Education at Texas State.
Texas State University - Round Rock combines the efforts of Texas State University-San Marcos, Austin Community College, and Temple College at Taylor to offer educational programs and workforce training in the Williamson County and Austin area.
The Teacher Recruitment Program (TRP) is designed for individuals who already hold a baccalaureate degree and provides an accelerated pathway to teacher certification in either of two possible areas: EC-6 ESL (Early Childhood - 6th Grade with ESL) or Secondary Education (Grades 8-12) which requires at least 24 credit hours in a subject area taught in high school.
Participants receive a stipend of $35,000, paid out over the course of 12 months in exchange for a three-year commitment (not including the residency year) to teach in an approved critical shortage area within the program’s partner local school district(s).
Texas State has established a program to recruit mature individuals with undergraduate degrees who are interested in a second career, train them in teaching methods and special education techniques, and support them in teaching positions in central Texas.