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UW Tacoma is the perfect choice for those seeking K-8 Certification with an option for ELL, Special Education, Secondary Science or Math Certification, or for educators seeking to expand their educational background.

The School of Education does not accept Graduate Non-Matriculated applications for admission to Teacher Certification or Educational Administrator Certification programs.

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!

Minors in Education

The School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences and The School of Education offer two minors in Education:

Questions about the Education Minors

Questions about the Education Minors, please email Education Minor

How to Declare an Education Minor

Declare an Education Minor, contact your undergraduate advisor in the Academic Advising Center.

Teacher Certification Programs

Priority Application Deadline for Summer 2021: Friday, February 19, 2021

Because the program of study must be completed in sequence, students are admitted for Summer Quarter only. 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. Complete applications received by the application date will be assured of a review; complete applications received after the application date will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Principal or Program Administrator Certification

Priority Application Deadline for Summer 2021: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Because the program of study must be completed in sequence, students are admitted for Summer Quarter only. 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. Complete applications received by the application date will be assured of a review; complete applications received after the application date will be reviewed on a space-available basis.

Master of Education for Practicing Educators

Priority application dates
Summer Quarter April 15th
Autumn Quarter July 15th
Winter Quarter October 15th
Spring Quarter January 15th

 

Endorsement offerings for Practicing Educators

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Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) Program