Top 25 for National Rankings

No. 23 in the Nation for Online M.Ed. Programs

For six consecutive years, the UTA College of Education has been placed among the Top 20% of online M.Ed. programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report -- and this year, we've broken the Top 25 list! We're also No. 10 for veterans for our online master's in education for 2024.

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We have 300+ campus organizations to choose, including the College of Education Student Ambassadors.
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Early Field Experiences in Local Schools

Get hands-on experience working with school age students. Our 5-year retention rate for new teachers is 80.1%, one of the highest...
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Flexible Classes

Courses are offered in-person (day and evening) with many programs offered fully online.
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AAQEP Accredited & Nationally Ranked

Many of our programs are AAQEP accredited and nationally ranked. UTA is also an associate member of UCEA, the University Council...

The Student Experience

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Meet Nadia

UTA was the perfect fit! I chose to attend because it was close to home, all my expenses were covered, and the education program is amazing.


Raven Parker -

Meet Raven

My favorite thing about the College of Education are the people. Everyone here is so friendly and always willing to help if you need it. We also get a...


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Meet Alessandra

One thing I believe a prospective Education student needs to know is that you are not alone! If there is something you do not understand, your...

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Student Ambassador -

Meet Julie

I grew up in Arlington, so UTA has always been visible. When it came time to choose a college, I knew UTA would be a great choice!


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Meet Emily

When I think about my future career in education, I am most excited about meeting my students!


Amelia Arrington -

Meet Amelia

You will need to prioritize your school work and dedicate a large portion of your time to studying.


Jazmin Rodriguez -

Meet Jazmin

If you are considering joining UTA's College of Education, just know that you will not regret your decision.


Rachael Aettuvallil -

Meet Rachael

I love the good morning hugs from my students.


Sheila Mwangi -

Meet Sheila

What I love most about being in the College of Education is the strong sense of community among my peers.


Academic Excellence

Our programs are nationally ranked and led by faculty and staff teams who are committee to student success, scholarship, and community engagement.


Master of Education in the nation ranked UTA’s M.Ed. No. 2 in the U.S. It also ranked the online M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction No. 5 in the nation for 2021.

Top 25

U.S. News & World Report Best Grad Programs & Online Master's Degree

The college was ranked for best online M.Ed. (#23), best online M.Ed. for veterans (#10), and student excellence (#5) in 2024. We're also acknowledgement among the best online M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction (#19) in the nation for the 2023 listing, the most year for rankings in that category.


For Transfer Student Enrollment

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College of Education Alumni

Over 15,000 individuals have completed programs through the UTA College of Education since 1975.


Best Online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

(College Choice, 2023)


Teacher Certification Exam Pass Rate

Educator Preparation Program pass rates for the TEA's Content Exams and Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities (PPR) Exams (2017-2022).


Top Teacher Prep Program

The National Council on Teacher Quality gave UTA an A+ grade and named UTA a top teacher prep program in it's book "Start Here to Become a Teacher."


Best Online Master's Degrees in Curriculum and Instruction

(Best Accredited Colleges, 2023)

99% + 93%

Principal Certification Exams' Pass Rates

In 2022, 99% of students passed the TEA's Performance Assessment for School Leaders exam and 93% passed the Principal as Instructional Leader exam on the first two attempts.


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