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For undergraduate admissions to UT Arlington, visit the Apply Texas website and fill out the online application.

Education Program Admission Requirements


  1. Acceptable scores on all three sections of the Texas Higher Education Assessment (THEA) test: Reading 270*, Writing 220, Math 230.
    No other test is acceptable for undergraduate admission to the education program. While a student may be “exempt” for purposes of University admission, the THEA test is required of all applicants to the education program. 
    You can register online to take the THEA at the THEA website. Testing Services at UT Arlington also offers the THEA Quick Test to students who are unable to register for a regular test date. You can read more about the THEA on the Testing Services website.
  2. Cumulative Total Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.75.  All college coursework attempted is calculated in this GPA.
    *NOTE: Effective Spring 2014, the required cumulative total Grade Point Average (GPA) will be 3.0. Students beginning education coursework after Fall 2013 are subject to the increased GPA.
  3. Required amount of academic coursework must be completed.
    The number of hours of academic content which can be carried into the program varies depending upon the certification level and program. EC-6 and 4-8 students, refer to your degree plan for further information. Secondary and All-Level students, contact an advisor.

For more information on the complete process for admission into the undergraduate Education program, please visit Undergraduate Advising.

For Athletic Training admissions requirements, please visit the Department of Kinesiology.