Education Program

Education Program

Education Program

Welcome to the University of Washington Tacoma Education Program. Our program faculty and staff make every effort to assist you in reaching success. Faculty have an impressive record of research in the areas of school-wide positive behavior supports, response to intervention, culturally-responsive educational practices and effective leadership models.

If you want to become a teacher, if you are already a teacher, or you are a current or aspiring leader, come join us and let us help you meet your goals!

Minor in Education

UW Tacoma Undergraduate students: Declare an Education Minor offered through Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences and Learn about the Pathway to Become a Teacher!

Who do I contact?

  • Questions about the Education Minor, please contact Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, Education Minor Coordinator Dr. Tony Perone, Lecturer
  • Declare an Education Minor, contact your undergraduate advisor in the Academic Advising Center
  • Information about Teacher Certification programs, it is highly recommend you attend an Information Session held by the Education Program, Pre-admission Advisor, Carla Van Rossum

Although completion of the minor does not guarantee admission, it enables you to improve your chance of admission through coursework and experience.


Teacher Certification Programs

Beginning Summer 2016, we will be transitioning to an application process that is completed entirely online. The Summer Quarter 2016 application will be available on September 1, 2015. To ensure the Education Program receives your application, do not apply until September 1, 2015.

Application Deadline Summer Quarter 2016: Friday, February 19, 2016

Principal or Program Administrator Certification

Priority application deadline for Summer 2016: December 1, 2015

Important Notes:The application process is completed entirely online within the UW Graduate School Application. All materials will be either uploaded or completed online. Your application will not be reviewed for admission until all materials have been received.

Master of Education for Practicing Educators

Endorsement offerings for Practicing Educators

  • Endorsement offerings for practicing educators
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Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) Program



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