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The University of Texas at Arlington


Founded in 1895, The University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research 1 institution with more than 100 years of academic excellence and tradition. At UTA, we’re committed to challenging our students to engage with the world around them in ways that make a measurable impact. The university is the largest in North Texas and second largest in The University of Texas System, offering more than 180 bachelor’s, master's, and doctoral degree programs. More than 41,000 students call UTA home.

UTA’s  Educator Preparation Programs (EPP) is fully accredited from the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation. We are one of the top teacher-producing universities in Texas with teacher graduates who consistently maintain some of the highest certification-exam pass rates and 5-year retention rates in the state.

  • College or University
  • Arlington, TX

Institution Links

  • Admissions
  • Financial Aid Office
  • Online Application
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Bachelor’s & certification

Bachelor of Arts in Education with Teacher Certification

  • 48 months

    Program Duration

  • In-person

    Program Format

  • Pre-Test Required


Relevant Links

Program Info

Do you want to teach students in bilingual education, English as a second language (ESL), English language acquisition, or social studies at the elementary school level?

Then UTA's Bachelor of Arts in Education degree is for you. With outstanding faculty and classroom teaching opportunities, our program will help give you the knowledge and experience to pass your teacher certification exam. From there, it is on to the classroom!


Upcoming Deadlines

  • Deadlines

    Program Start

  • Oct. 15, 2024

  • Feb. 14, 2025

  • Apr. 01, 2025


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Application Fee & Annual Tuition

Learn how to get$100 Back
and apply for a$1000 Scholarship

  • $5,753

    In State Tuition

  • $13,459

    Out of State Tuition

  • $75

    Application Fee

Ways to Lower Your Costs

Students at The University of Texas at Arlington have reduced the cost of their program using these methods. Check with The University of Texas at Arlington to see if you can, too!


$500 - Up to fully paid tuition

Grants, Stipends, Scholarships

Visit the UTA College of Education website for a detailed list. 

Some of the scholarship options include: 

  • 100% of tuition & course fees for Fall 2023 & Spring 2024: Blaze Forward 
  • $3,772 TEACH Grants 
  • $2,500 The Future Teacher Scholarship for Undergraduate Transfer Students 
  • $5,000 The Dean’s Undergraduate Teacher Education Scholarship 
  • $2,500 The Become a Teacher Scholarship 

Work Study, Working While Still Enrolled

You can apply for workstudy through the university.

For more information visit:Financial Aid Office


Art (Pre-K-12)
Bilingual Education / Spanish Supplemental
Chemistry (7-12)
Core Subjects (4-8)
Core Subjects (Pre-K-6)
English Language Arts and Reading (4-8)
English Language Arts and Reading (7-12)
English Language Arts and Reading / Social Studies (4-8)
English as a Second Language Supplemental
French (Pre-K-12)
German (Pre-K-12)
Gifted & Talented Supplemental
History (7-12)
Journalism (7-12)
Latin (Pre-K-12)
Life Science (7-12)
Mathematics (4-8)
Mathematics (7-12)
Mathematics / Science (4-8)
Mathematics, Physical Science & Science (6-12)

Program Semesters/Steps Overview

Program Hallmarks


  • Male

  • Female



  • American Indian or Alaskan Native

  • Asian

  • Black

  • Hispanic/Latino

  • Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander

  • White

  • Two or more races








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