Relay Houston

Houston is one of the most racially and ethnically diverse cities in America. Today, Houston is evolving to become a center for science, the arts, culture, and sports.

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Our Programs

Relay Houston currently offers the following programs: Relay Teaching Residency and Master of Arts in Teaching.

Master of Arts in Teaching

Teaching Residency

Teaching Residency

2 years

36 credits

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Tuition & Fees

$12,000
per year
  • $6,000 per year in Segal AmeriCorps Education Awards and/or Relay Residency Scholarship*
$6,000
EST. max out of pocket tuition per year
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Available Majors

Early Childhood Education

Elementary Education

Secondary English Language Arts

Secondary Mathematics

Secondary Science

Secondary Social Studies

*Criteria for AmeriCorps and Relay Residency Scholarship eligibility can be found here.

Master of Arts in Teaching

Degree

Degree

2 years

36 credits

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Tuition & Fees

$11,500
per year


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Available Majors

Early Childhood Education

Elementary Education

Secondary English Language Arts

Secondary Mathematics

Secondary Science

Secondary Social Studies

Students may qualify for additional institutional aid and federal aid toward total out of pocket tuition expense. Payment Plans are also available. Please contact Student Financial Services with any questions or for more information.

Cost of licensure exams is determined by the issuing state.

*Relay GSE is an AmeriCorps partner. We strongly encourage you to join the AmeriCorps program if you're eligible, as it aligns with Relay’s commitment to service and the work you do daily as a teacher. Participating students earn a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion of a full-service term that may be applied to reduce the out-of-pocket cost of tuition. Failure to participate in the AmeriCorps program if you’re eligible means that you are fully aware that Relay will charge you the deferred tuition amount equivalent to the AmeriCorps Segal Education Award and you will be responsible for paying that amount in full.

TEACH for Houston

Our partner, TEACH for Houston, is a program that provides free support to anyone who’s thinking about becoming a teacher. When you sign up, you get perks like 1-on-1 coaching, up to $100 back in fee reimbursements (including certification exam costs) and a chance to win a regional $1,000 scholarship.

To capitalize on the application fee reimbursement, you just have to create a TEACH for Houston account here before you apply to Relay. Once you have subscribed to TEACH for Houston and applied to Relay, you can submit your application fee reimbursement and apply for the TEACH for Houston scholarship!


Houston has a lot to offer for those seeking culture and adventure. With museums, cultural exhibits, and multiple major sports teams, this city has something to offer everyone.

About Houston

While in Houston, be sure to visit Space Center Houston, the tourism center for NASA’s astronaut training center, where you can see Mission Control, watch inspiring films, have lunch with astronauts, and get up close with rockets and other space vehicles.

Science lovers will also enjoy the Houston Zoo, Downtown Aquarium, Museum of Natural Science, and Texas Medical Center — the largest medical center in the world. Art enthusiasts will find plenty to do in the Museum District, an area with 19 museums, and can take in numerous opera, ballet, symphony, and theater performances throughout the city. And sports fans can cheer on the big three Texans, Astros, and Rockets, as well as the Houston Dynamo soccer team.

Houston is a sprawling city, and having a car is essential to get around. In the heat of the humid summers, you’ll appreciate the opportunity to stay in your car and drive through everything from ice cream shops to barbecue restaurants to convenience stores. METRO is also expanding its bus and rail options to make public transportation more accessible. Learn more.

Address:

Relay Houston
7447 Harwin Dr. Suite 260A
Houston, TX 77036

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