UTeach Accelerate

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Change Careers, Change the World!

Become a STEM teacher in as little as one year.

Serve your community, bring equity to STEM education, and begin a fulfilling new career in a matter of months! Through UTeach Accelerate, candidates are prepared for secondary STEM teaching certification in as little as one year.

UTeach Accelerate is based on UTeach’s proven approach and combines streamlined coursework with intensive coaching and support. Candidates learn from expert UTeach faculty and Master Teachers how to engage ALL students in STEM though inquiry- and project-based learning.

  • After 2 semesters of coursework, highly qualified candidates will be recommended for a full-time paid teaching position.
  • All candidates also have the option of a one-semester student teaching experience before becoming fully certified.

Ideal for:

  • STEM juniors and rising seniors at UT Austin
  • Any STEM degree holder looking to change careers

Financial Support:

Scholarships up to $20,000 and paid internships available to most candidates.

To begin UTeach Accelerate, students must be also accepted to the University of Texas at Austin.  Students who miss the fall 2022 UT Austin application deadline should apply for spring 2023. These applications will receive consideration for fall 2022.

See eligibility and application page for details.

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