Admission to the teacher education licensure program is a separate process from and in addition to admission to Utah Valley University. Meeting the minimum requirements qualifies the student to be considered for admission.

Admission criteria include:

  • Successful completion of all General Education requirements, the pre-professional education course, and where possible, the majority of content area courses.
  • ACT minimum scores (Composite 21, English 20, Math 19) or SAT minimum scores (Critical Read/Math 1000, with Math and Reading scores of 450). If student has a bachelor degree or higher, he/she does not need to meet this testing requirement.  
  • No content area grade lower than a C.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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

Application Deadlines

Program Admission - Spring

1st Friday in October: Program admission applications for Spring semester due

Program Admission - Fall

1st Friday in March: Program admission applications for Fall semester due

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