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Graduate Certificate in Teaching (GCT)

Start your career in elementary education, secondary education, or special education.

If you already have your teaching license, see our Master of Education.




Melinda Bowers
Master of Education
Graduate Certificate in Teaching
Advisor/Administrative Assistant
Phone: 801-626-6278
Office:  Education Bldg Room 224
Dr. Penee Stewart
Graduate Certificate in Teaching,
Elementary, Secondary, and Special Education
Program Director
Phone:  801-626-7410
Office:  Education Bldg Room 223

What You’ll Learn

How to be a teacher

Housed within the Master of Education program, the GCT is a pathway for people who hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or better. Our graduates will earn a Utah state teaching license in either elementary, secondary (grades 6-12) or special education (mild/moderate in grades K-12+).

The GCT program is a nationally accredited teacher education program designed to give pre-service teachers the foundational knowledge, skills and dispositions to be effective classroom teachers.