Graduate Studies in Education

Master of Education

SUU offers a 36 credit hour Master of Education Degree with 24 core required credits and 12 graduate level elective credits.  

Admission Requirements:

  • Level 1 Teaching License
  • 2 years of contracted teaching experience
  • 2 Recommendations- one from your principal, and the other from someone who has worked with you in a supervisory capacity. Once you fill out that portion of the application, an email will automatically be generated to those you listed as references.
  • Official transcripts
  • 3.0 GPA or better on the last 60 credit hours of coursework
  • Orientation
  • $60 nonrefundable application fee paid


Based on SUU credit transfer policies, in some situations, graduate level coursework earned towards an endorsement may be used as elective credit towards the M.Ed. Review of transcripts and other documentation (Utah Cactus records, etc.) submitted during the application process is required to determine the number, if any, of credits accepted.

Twelve credits of a 5000-level completed endorsement may be considered towards the electives in the Master’s program. SUU administers, through its partners, the following endorsements:

  • ESL
  • Educational Technology
  • Gifted and Talented
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Library Media (in partnership with the SUU Library)
  • STEM
  • Early Childhood

Please contact Leilani Nautu,, for more information on available endorsements.

UEN administers other endorsements that may be considered, please contact program specialist for more information.

Contact Information

Tamara Lovell
M.Ed. and Non-degree Seeking Graduate Study Program Specialist
(435) 865-8759

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