Admission to the Teacher Education Program
In support of students seeking admission to the UNT Teacher Education Program, all applicants applying during the Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 semester will have a GPA requirement of 2.5 or higher. All other program requirements must be met to be admitted. Beginning Summer 2021, the minimum GPA will revert to 2.75.
Teacher Education Program
The following information is for undergraduate students seeking teacher certification at UNT. Students interested in teaching high school Computer Science, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Math or Physics, please visit Teach North Texas for information.
Post-Baccalaureate or Graduate student, please contact the Teacher Education and Administration Department for more information.
Admission to the Teacher Education Program is required to complete a degree plan that leads to teacher certification.
To apply for admission to UNT’s Teacher Education Program, students must have:
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.
- 60 or more earned credit hours
- TSI completion
- 2.75 or higher Overall GPA
- Approved Interview Questionnaire (instructions below)
- Active enrollment at UNT
- Official degree audit that includes certification
- Early Childhood through Grade 6 and Grades 4 through 8 teacher certification programs only:
- Completed University Core
- 2.75 or higher Core GPA
- Secondary and All-Level teacher certification programs only:
- Present at the EDCI 3800 session or watched the All-Level and Secondary Certification video
- 2.75 or higher UNT GPA
Students applying to the Teacher Education Program are required to complete the UNT Teacher Education Admission Interview Questionnaire through Foliotek.