Secondary Education

Teacher Education Program

The Secondary Education Program works in collaboration with partner departments across UNT to prepare future middle school and high school teachers in a variety of subject area disciplines. Students interested in teaching at the secondary level major in their subject and minor in secondary education.

Interested students should consult with their academic advisor in the college of their major for program and degree plan details. Once a student has earned 60 semester credit hours and meets the eligibility requirements listed below, they must apply for admission to the College of Education Teacher Education Program.

Following advisor verification of requirements and approval of the Teacher Education Program Admissions Interview questionnaire by COE faculty, students who meet admission requirements will receive a formal offer of admission. This offer must be accepted within 72 hours to complete the admission process.

  • 60 or more earned credit hours
  • 12 or more earned credit hours in the teaching field
  • 2.75 or higher Overall GPA
  • 2.75 or higher UNT GPA
  • TSI completion or appropriate SAT/ACT scores
  • Approved Interview Questionnaire
  • Active enrollment at UNT
  • Official degree audit that includes certification

Students interested in teaching high school Computer Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Math or Physics, visit Teach North Texas for information.