About The University of Texas at Brownsville
The University of Texas at Brownsville, serves more than 12,000 students in the Brownsville metropolitan area and broader South Texas region. We have been a member of The University of Texas System since 1991 and offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs.
UTB is committed to expanding knowledge through enhancing student success in all that we do through excellence and innovation in academics and research while providing accessible and affordable education.
The university’s proximity to Mexico generates a multicultural educational environment that highlights unity, heritage and tradition. UTB is also proud members of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, an organization that recognizes excellence in Hispanic higher education in the U.S. and around the world.
About The College of Education
Our College is committed to provide the best quality education to students in a multicultural and intercultural setting. We deliver undergraduate and graduate programs based on proven best practice, knowledge acquisition, reflective inquiry, critical thinking and respect for the culturally and linguistically diverse learner. We also work to continuously develop a dynamic local, national, and international dimension that promotes innovation and contributes to scientific, educational, economic and social change.
The innovative programs and courses at our College serve some 3,800 graduate and undergraduate students every semester. At the undergraduate level, we offer 30 undergraduate programs of which 22 are leading to teacher certification from elementary to post-secondary. In addition, we have non-teacher programs which lead to the B.S. in kinesiology and exercise science. At the graduate level, we offer 15 master's specializations in bilingual education, counseling and guidance, curriculum and instruction, educational leadership, educational technology, English as a second language, health and human performance, and special education. Doctoral candidates in curriculum and instruction can specialize in bilingual studies, educational leadership, educational technology, and higher education teaching.