Application Deadlines

Program Admission - Spring

August 1 - October 1

Program Admission - Fall

June 1 - March 1

Steps for Applying for Admission into the Secondary Education Program

Step #1. Complete a Utah Valley University (UVU) Application and be accepted, if not a current or past UVU student.

Once you have been admitted to UVU, return to this page and continue through the steps.

Step #2 Read through the following

Requirements for Admission Consideration:

  • Secondary Education - ACT Composite 21, English 20, Math 19 OR SAT Critical Read/Math 1000 or better, Critical Reading 450 or better, Mathematics 450 or better, GPA 3.0, 80% of content and all general education courses completed with qualifying grades (or will be completed by program start)
  • Secondary Education Post-Bac – Proof of completed Bachelor degree from a regionally accredited institution, completion of a major compatible with one of UVU’s Secondary Education programs, minimum GPA  of 3.0. Other requirements may apply.
  • Special Education – ACT Composite 21, English 20, Math 19 OR SAT Critical Read/Math 1000 or better, Critical Reading 450 or better, Mathematics 450 or better, GPA 3.0, all general education and pre-program courses completed with B- or better (or will be completed by program start).
  • Letter of Appeal – If you have unmet requirements a letter of appeal must be completed and uploaded with this application.

Examination Scores:

  • UVU does not receive test scores for approximately 8 weeks following an exam. Students have access to print scores within 2 weeks of the exam
  • Exam scores required for entrance must be uploaded with your application to be considered for entry into the professional program


  • Unofficial transcripts from institutions other than UVU must be submitted with this application.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities previously attended (except UVU) must be submitted to the following address: Utah Valley University, Records Office, 800 West University Parkway, Orem, UT 84058-5999.

Acceptance to the Teacher Education Program at UVU:

  • Acceptance notification will be by letter approximately 2 weeks following application deadline.
  • After acceptance, students must attend an education orientation to be approved for registration. Dates and times for this orientation will be included in the acceptance letter.
  • After acceptance to the program, students are responsible for checking their school issued email for official updates and correspondence. Contact information must be current and updated through both the university and the SOE advising office.

Step #3 Complete a School of Education application

Applicants are accepted into the Teacher Education Program for Fall and Spring Semesters after meeting entrance requirements.

For questions about this application, contact the School of Education Advising Office at 801-863-8478.

Utah Valley University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age (40 and over), disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, citizenship, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services


Advisement Form


Advisement Form


Ombudsman Policy

Ombudsman Policy

Approved Majors

Students must earn a minimum C grade in content area courses.
Bachelor of Science and/or Bachelor of Art degrees are available in the following areas:


  • Art and Design Education
  • ASL and Deaf Studies Education
  • Biology Education
  • Business/Marketing Education
  • Chemistry Education
  • Dance Education
  • Earth Science Education
  • English Education
  • History-Social Studies Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Music Education
  • Physical Education
  • Physics Education
  • School Health Education
  • Secondary French Education
  • Spanish Education
  • Theater Arts Education