Teacher Education Program

The following process must be completed prior to enrolling in any teacher education course:

  • Students will need to apply for admission to the Teacher Education Program.
    • To apply for admission to Teacher Education, a student must have:
      • Junior classification (60 plus credit hours)
      • Appropriate ACT or SAT scores or TSI completion on record in the College of Education Student Advising Office
      • 2.75 plus GPA (all coureses)
      • 2.75 plus Core GPA (core complete)
      • Active enrollment at UNT
      • Completed an in-person degree audit in the College of Education Student Advising Office
  • Undergraduate students are encouraged to make an appointment with a COE advisor to complete the Teacher Education Program application. Post-Baccalaureate students should contact their program for information on applying to the program.
  • Teacher Education Program applications may be downloaded online:

Interdisciplinary Studies Students (Grades EC-6 and 4-8) TEd Program application.
Secondary and All-Level (non-TNT) Education Students TEd Program application.
Teach North Texas Students - Contact the TNT advisor for the appropriate Teacher Education Program application.

Students applying to the Teacher Education Program are required to complete the UNT Teacher Education Admission Interview Questionnaire through Foliotek.

Please contact the Student Advising Office to determine the current appropriate ACT, SAT, or GRE Test for the purposes of Teacher Education Admission.

Students who meet all requirements should schedule an advising appointment and bring all application materials, including a completed application form, to the appointment to be admitted to the Teacher Education Program. Appointments can be scheduled in person at the Student Advising Office in Matthews Hall Room 105 or call 940-565-2736. Following processing by a COE Advisor, 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. 

Some teacher education courses require admission to the Teacher Education Program. Once students are admitted into the program and if you get a message during course registration indicating that you are blocked when trying to register for education courses, call the Student Advising Office at 940-565-2736.