Earn home economics teacher certification and stand out on the job market.
Home economics teachers are in very high demand—especially teachers with a Bachelor's
Degree in Family and Consumer Sciences from Texas Tech University.
A majority of students in our Family and Consumer Sciences program receive job offers
before graduation. And nearly all are working as home economics teachers within a
year of completing the Family and Consumer Sciences degree. Our job placement rate
is virtually 100 percent.
Employers aggressively recruit home economics teachers from our Family and Consumer
Sciences program because Texas Tech is widely recognized as a leader in home economics
teacher certification. You will get superior preparation for a home economics teaching
Specialized faculty. You will take education courses from nationally recognized experts in family and
consumer sciences. Our professors specialize in home economics teaching, not general
Hands-on learning. You will gain practical skills in numerous family and consumer science specialties,
including food preparation, clothing design, nutrition, sustainability, and financial
Better student teaching assignments. Our tradition of excellence and strong relationships with school districts allows
us to place student teachers in the best home economics classrooms. Some districts
will only accept student teachers from Texas Tech.
Superior teacher certification preparation. Graduates of our home economics degree program have an outstanding success rate on
teacher certification exams.