OC2UTPB Teaching In 3


More teachers are needed in the Permian Basin. Odessa College and UTPB have partnered together to create a new accelerated Teacher Education program, OC2UTPB Teaching in 3, for those aspiring to make a difference in young lives by entering the field of teaching. Together we can meet the urgent need for teachers in our region.


Enrollment for the first cohort will be limited to 100 students, who will have the option of taking day, evening or weekend courses. 


The three-year program will consist of a year in a half of courses taken at Odessa College, followed by another a year in a half of courses taken at UT Permian Basin. Certification emphasis will be in Early Childhood through 6th Grade (EC-6) with options of specialization. 


Upon successfully completing all courses at Odessa College, the students will graduate from OC with their Associates of Arts Degree in Teaching. Followed by a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Multidisciplinary studies with EC-6 Certification from UT Permian Basin. Contact OC2UTPBT3@odessa.edu to learn more!