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Admission Requirements and Prerequisites

To be considered for admission, individuals interested in earning their M.Ed. at UVU must successfully complete all admission criteria.

  1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Minimum 3.0 grade point average in undergraduate work.
  3. Complete all application requirements including letter of recommendation from supervising administrator.
  4. Interview with School of Education Graduate Committee.


The M.Ed. program in K-12 Educational Leadership is based on the Utah Educational Leadership Standard Revisions and the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders.

Students are required to complete all USBE competency requirements through structured, supervised experiences embedded within coursework and clinical fieldwork.


Core Requirements

12 Credits
Research Methodology 
3 Credits
Masters Project
3 Credits
Project II
1 Credit
Project III
1 Credits
Applied Statistics for Education
3 Credit
Project I
1 Credit

Program Requirements

24 Credits

Personal Leadership & Organizational Design
3 Credits
Instructional Leadership & Decision Making
3 Credits
School Operations & Management I
3 Credits
21st Century Teaching & Learning
3 Credits
Leading Professional Learning Communities
3 Credits
School Operations & Management II
3 Credits
Diversity & Differentiation
3 Credits
Leading Change, Innovation, & Educational Entrepreneurship3 Credits

Will K12 Educational Leadership meet the educational requirements for the professional credential in the state or US territory you might choose to live during or after completing your UVU degree? Visit the UVU Professional Licensure website to learn more! 

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UVU's graduate studies program provides top tier teaching and resources that truly prepare you for a successful career in education. Start now on a journey that will forever change your life.
Priority deadline: December 2nd
Final Deadline: March 6th
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