College of Education and Human Development

Secondary Certification Through Accelerate Online Program

This program is designed for those candidates who have completed the baccalaureate degree and desire initial certification at the secondary level. The program is designed to provide college graduates with a program of teacher preparation that can be completed in 12-18 months. The Accelerate Online program provides an individual with the flexibility of completing teacher certification through online instructional modules followed by a year-long paid internship in a secondary public school in Texas. Other information and additional program requirements can be obtained from Lynn Beason at or (979) 458-3968.