Trinity University’s teacher preparation program is recognized as one of seven premier teacher preparation programs in the nation. This 30-hour, one-year graduate program begins in July and is completed over three semesters. During the school year, students take 12 hours each semester while completing a full-year internship under the guidance of a mentor teacher in one of Trinity’s Professional Development Schools.
- It Only Takes a Year
- One year to earn your master’s and teaching certification
- Elite Private School Experience at a Public School Price
- $15,000 tuition and fees
- Fully Accredited
- Accredited by the Texas Education Agency
- Personalized Learning, A Cohort Community
- Small, selective cohort ensures personalized faculty mentorship and guidance
What You'll Study
Learn the strategies and trends behind building better, inclusive classrooms
Faculty act as student-focused mentors and leadership coaches
Our faculty lead students through meaningful coursework facilitated by top scholars and practitioners in education locally and nationally. Professors provide leadership coaching weekly to maximize the learning experience.
Affordable cost, extensive aid, and powerful experiential opportunities
Upward Bound programs provide fundamental support to their participants in preparation for college. The program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in their precollege coursework in high school and ultimately in their higher education pursuits.
Saturday Morning Experience
Saturday Morning Experience is an enrichment program for creative young people in grades one to eight, that meets from September through April. Students engage in exciting and enriching lessons that help deepen their understanding and broaden their learning experience. The program is coordinated by Trinity graduate students in education and sessions are taught by Trinity undergraduates from a variety of majors.
College Advising Corps
Trinity University's College Advising Corps places exceptional recent graduates from all fields of study on high school campuses as near-peer college advisers to lead low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented students to college. Trinity currently has 16 college advisers in San Antonio-area high schools employed full time through this program, and earning AmeriCorps Service Scholarships for graduate studies or college loan pay-off.
When You Graduate
Countless opportunities across classrooms of all kinds
Graduates become standout teachers, prepared to advocate for learners of all abilities and create positive change in the field of education.
Masters program graduates will launch their careers armed with field-based experience, motivating skills, and specialized knowledge of topics relevant to their teaching areas.