We offer professionals the opportunity to take their careers to the next level. Students who already have teacher certification and a master’s degree can receive Principal Certification in K-12 schools; those with principal certification and a master’s can earn Superintendent Certification.
How to Apply
For undergraduate applicants, you must begin the application process by applying to The University of Texas at Arlington with the Apply Texas application.
For graduate applicants, you must begin the application process by applying to UTA through the Graduate School application portal.
Criminal History Acknowledgement:
As required by Texas HB1508, applicants need to be aware of the following.
- In order to receive a teacher certification in Texas, you must pass a criminal history background check.
- If you have been convicted of an offense that is considered not appropriate for an educator, you could be ineligible to earn this certification from the state of Texas.
- You have a right to request a preliminary criminal history evaluation letter from the Texas Education Agency prior to admission into this program. The Texas Education Agency currently charges a $50 fee for this criminal history evaluation.
For more information on Preliminary Criminal History Evaluation: