Programs within the Education Department at Our Lady of the Lake University prepare you to be a professional educator who understands and meets the needs of a diverse student population. Our Lady of the Lake University's Education Department prepares the professional educator to understand and meet the comprehensive needs of a diverse student population. Graduates of our programs are committed to being life long learners, who are called to serve children, families, and community, and to provide innovative practices as leaders in their field.

Formal entry into the teacher education program is open to juniors who meet the program admission requirements.

Teacher Preparation Programs
The undergraduate degree teacher preparation programs prepare you for one of the following certification areas:

  Early Childhood through Grade 6 Certification

Students wishing to earn EC-6 certification pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. Specializations are available in
  • Early Childhood
  • Bilingual
  • Special Education
  Grades 7 through 12 Certification 
Students working toward certification for grades 7-12 pursue a major and a minor in the chosen teaching field. Certificates are available in:

Contact Us
Jerrie Jackson, PhD
Chair, Education Department
Moye 314
Our Lady of the Lake University 
411 S.W. 24th Street 
San Antonio, Texas 78207 
210-434-6711, ext. 2698


Our Lady of the Lake University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Our Lady of the Lake University that fall under one of these areas: (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.


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