2016-17 Program Costs Live/Work in
Harris County
(5% discount)
Harris County
Application Processing Fee (non-refundable)  $100  $100
Admission Deposit (non-refundable) $400 $400
Remaining Program Cost $4,475 $4,710
Total Program Cost $4,975 $5,210


Other External Costs Associated with Principal Certification Process*

Cost of official transcript(s) Varies
TExES Principal Exam  $131
Principal probationary certificate, if needed $52
AEL and T-TESS Varies
Principal standard certificate $77

*Cost subject to change


Program payments can be made by check, money order or credit card via our Online Secure Payment System.

For payment options and schedule, visit our Frequently Asked Questions.

Contact Us:
Phone: 713-696-1348
E-mail: hcdeacp@hcde-texas.org