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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. emphasis 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
Applied Statistics for Education
3 Credits
Project I
1 Credit
Project III
1 Credit

Emphasis 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 Entrepreneurship 3 Credits
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Application Deadlines
Priority Admission: December 10
Regular Admission: January 10
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