An educational leader in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, The University of Texas at Arlington nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity and diversity. UTA is dedicated to producing the lifelong learners and critical thinkers our region and nation demand. The university enjoys a global enrollment of over 58,000 students enrolled in over 180 degree programs. The College of Education is fully accredited through the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and in 2006 became the first College of Education within the UT System to receive accreditation through the prestigious National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. The college currently offers bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees through its academic units: the Departments of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. Students may also pursue professional teacher, administrator and other certifications.
Program duration can vary based on the number of courses taken per semester, summer semester enrollment, as well as other factors
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction prepares and supports effective professional educators who can meet students' diverse academic, social and personal needs. This program is designed for individuals with strong communication skills who love working with children and seek employment in a helping profession. It is perfect for someone who already knows that teaching is their career choice. Students in this program often choose teaching before they begin their postsecondary courses, but also for those who decide to teach during their college experience.
For a complete list of our scholarship opportunities see https://www.uta.edu/coed/academics/scholarships/index.php.
$2,500 The Future Teacher Scholarship for Undergraduate Transfer Students is available to rising college juniors and college transfer students.
$5,000 The Dean’s Undergraduate Teacher Education Scholarship is available to first time freshmen, education intended, outstanding academic scholars. It is renewable for three additional years.
$2,500 The Become a Teacher Scholarship is available to first-time freshmen intending to study education.
$10,000 The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program (Undergraduate and Post-Baccalaureate) is available to Juniors and Seniors with an undergraduate major in any STEM field or graduate Students with an undergraduate degree in any STEM field.
You can apply for workstudy through the university.
Provides information on the types of credentials one can gain by becoming certified to teach through this specific program of interest.
- Early Childhood Education
- Elementary School
- Middle School
- High School
- Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education
- Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language
- Earth Science
- English/Language Arts
- Social Studies/History
- Physical Education
- Social Science
Program Semesters/Steps Overview
- American Indian or Alaskan Native
- Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander
- Two or more races