Please visit Undergraduate Students page  in the College of Education for more information.




Students interested in applying to graduate programs must first apply apply to the state application system ApplyTexas.

For questions regarding C&I or STEM  admissions, please contact Stephen Flynn, our departmental Graduate Admissions Coordinator. 

Please note: the Foreign Language Education program is no longer accepting new graduate students.

General Guidelines from the Graduate School

All programs within Curriculum and Instruction require the following items:

  1. ApplyTexas Application
    Select the appropriate major on the drop-down menu. Note: STEM Education requires a specific major selection. Applicants to all other programs should select Curriculum and Instruction as their major.
  2. Test Scores
  3. Official Transcripts
  4. Supporting Materials
    • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • Statement of Purpose
    • Three letters of Reference
    • Supplemental Non-English Writing Sample (Bilingual/Bicultural Education applications only)

STEM Education Interdisciplinary Program

STEM Education is an interdisciplinary program operated in collaboration with faculty members across the University.

When completing the online application for admission, STEM is not considered a specialization within the Curriculum and Instruction graduate major, but are noted as separate graduate majors.

STEM Application Guidlines

UTeach Urban Teachers Program

*Please note that this program requires field work in area schools. To undertake that fieldwork, school districts require that university students pass criminal background checks. If a student does not pass a required background check, they will be unable to complete the required work of the academic program. Failure to pass the background check will result in cancellation of our offer of admission. The deadline to apply for this MA + Certification program is May 5, 2017.

Bilingual/Bicultural Education Program

*Application to this program requires one additional item: a Spanish language writing sample. Details including prompt and instructions for submission can be located on the Supporting Materials page.