Applications open August 1
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
- 8 month extensive and intensive internship
- Free certification training
- See how Trinity University compares
- Learn about the effect of supply and demand forces on the educator workforce in this state
Trinity undergraduates planning to enter the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program complete a major plus either the Minor in Teaching or prerequisite courses within the Department of Education.
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.
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.
Take the next step
Have more questions or want more information? Learn more about becoming a Tiger, and how you can accelerate what’s next for your education.