College of Education Certificates

Graduate certificates are designed to support additional expertise or further develop expertise gained in a degree program. Browse through our College of Education certificates below to discover their admission requirements. Additional information can be found on the College of Education Admissions page.

Educational Diagnostics Professional Certificate

Principal Professional Certificate

School Counselor Professional Certificate

  • Master’s degree required
  • 3.00 GPA (Last 60 Hours)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation (1 Professional, 1 Personal, & 1 Nomination from a current professional school counselor)
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement: Minimum 700-word essay detailing your career goals, aspirations, and interest in the program.
  • Texas Educator Certificate
  • Service Record (Detailing 2 years of acceptable experience)
  • Interview
  • School Counseling Screening Instrument Form (Must be submitted within 30 days of admission)
  • College of Education application
  • Code of Ethics form
  • FERPA form

Superintendent Professional Certificate

Reading Specialist Certificate

Students that are graduates of institutions outside of the United States must also have the following TOEFL scores per section for entrance into these Education certificates:

    • Speaking: 24
    • Listening: 22
    • Reading: 22
    • Writing: 21

Department Contact:
College of Education
Anthony J. and Georgia A. Pellegrino (PLG) 302
5201 University Boulevard
Laredo, Texas 78041-1900
Phone: 956.326.2420
E-mail: coeinformation@tamiu.edu

Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center, Suite 223
5201 University Boulevard Laredo, Texas 78041
Telephone: 956.326.3020