University of Texas Urban Teachers

A student in the UTeach Urban Teachers program works with a young boy.


The Urban Teachers Program provides several paths for you to become an equity-minded teacher:

  • Obtain a minor that leads to teacher certification in either English Language Arts or Social Studies
  • Pursue a postbaccalaureate program
  • Obtain a Master’s degree while participating in our teacher preparation program

The Urban Teachers teacher preparation program equips you to become the kind of secondary (middle or high school) teacher who contributes, along with your students, to achieving greater educational and social justice in urban schools, communities, and beyond.

What Sets Us Apart

  • Gain research-based and practical knowledge of teaching through extensive coursework and hands-on experience in urban secondary schools.
  • Work alongside a group of highly qualified and equally passionate peers in a supportive environment.
  • Learn from renowned faculty members engaged in scholarly research and master teachers in local classrooms.
  • Start building your professional network.
  • Stand out in the job market by entering the field as fully-fledged professionals with the skills and experience that employers value.

An academic advisor will be available to guide you throughout the program and prepare you for the certification process.

Our Programs

Minor Programs

Post-baccalaureate Programs

Master’s Programs

Program Benefits

Small Class Sizes

Extensive Hands-on Classroom Experience

Master Teacher Mentors

World-renowned Faculty

Certification Passing Rate Exceeds 95%

Equity-focused Curriculum

Employment Connections

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