The School of Education is operating remotely, Monday through Friday 9 am – 5 pm. Faculty and Staff can be contacted by email or phone. Click here for the School of Education Directory.
Educational Specialist (EdS) in School Psychology
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!
The new UWT Educational Specialist (EdS) degree program in School Psychology is designed for those interested in pursuing a career as a school psychologist. This program prepares reflective science-practitioners and leaders who value and work for the empowerment of youth, families, educators, and school communities. Courses emphasize multi-tiered systems of prevention and intervention that holistically promote equity; social, emotional, and behavioral wellness; academic success; and collaborative partnerships.
Prepare to Become a Teacher with the UWT School of Education
As a future educator, you understand the importance of a quality education and the role it plays in students’ lives and in our communities. Earning a Master of Education (M.Ed.) with teacher certification affords you the firm foundation needed to shape tomorrow’s future, have an exciting and rewarding career that’s in demand, and earn a competitive salary. Whether you’ve supported teachers in the classroom or are changing careers, let the UW Tacoma School of Education help you achieve your dream of teaching.
OUR DEADLINE IS HAS BEEN EXTENDED: MAY 3rd!
Check out our High Demand Teaching Certification Programs
Schools of Education’s Position on Remote Instruction During COVID-19
The School of Education at UW Tacoma recognizes the significant impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on our community, nation, and world. This statement describes the endorsed school-wide efforts to best support current and prospective students during these difficult times. This statement will be revised and updated quarterly to reflect state-wide and university guidance on reopening our campus.
The University of Washington Tacoma School of Education offers graduate-level programs that help you start or advance your career in the education field. Whether you are aspiring to be a first-time teacher, looking to advance your career, or preparing for a high-level leadership role, UW Tacoma is ready to meet you where you are in life and guide you to the best path forward. Not sure where to start? Check out our most popular pathways below.
"Welcome to the School of Education at the University of Washington Tacoma! Established in 1992, the Education Program has evolved into a dynamic professional and scholarly community that is now at the forefront of transforming twenty-first-century organizations and schools. We attained full-fledged school status in 2016, which positioned our new School of Education to continue an upward trajectory as a national leader in educational equity, excellence, and innovation." Keep reading...
Old and new come together in a downtown university that’s unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Enjoy taking classes in our historic buildings, where turn-of-the-century architecture meets state-of-the-art technology.
What do our alumni say?
Master of Education alumnus, Claire Bowlby, talks about her student teaching experience and how UW Tacoma School of Education faculty and staff are focused on your success.