Undergraduate Pathway

If you are graduating HS and looking to enroll as a freshman, or transfer from a local community college, you will be able to receive a bachelors degree in interdisciplinary studies and seek certification in a variety of options including, elementary, middle school and high school, with additional specializations in bilingual education and ESL, STEM, Special Education and early childhood education.

Graduate Pathways

If you would like to become a Master Teacher and seek a postgraduate degree, we offer a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction and Master of Education in Educational Administration with Principal Certification.

We offer flexible scheduling options, face-to-face instruction and hybrid courses; all designed to provide working professionals with a variety of scheduling options to attain their degree.

The Master’s of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction offers a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) focus designed for individuals seeking initial certification for grades K-12. The coursework will prepare students seeking initial certification in classroom research and pedagogical content knowledge for math and science.

The Master’s in Educational administration program emphasizes real world understanding and practical application of leading principles with a specialized focus on:

  • Urban Education
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Ethical Leadership

Our graduates will gain a deep understanding of these core concepts, allowing them to provide skillful and authentic leadership in any education setting.

Alternative Certification Pathway

If you already have a bachelors degree and would like to become a certified teacher -with or without a master’s degree- we have an alternative certification program where you can achieve certification in one year.

Please contact the Christine Pruitt in the Certification Office, Christine.Pruitt@untdallas.edu or 972.338.1346.

What students are saying

"Most of the jobs I wanted required a master’s degree. Thankfully, I received a great scholarship from UNT Dallas and finished my master's degree in a year."

Juan , Class of 2015

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