Department of Teacher Education & Family Development


In order to teach in Utah, students must obtain a Level I license, issued by the Utah State Office of Education (USOE) indicating the proper major and grade level they are qualified to teach. SUU offers courses leading to the following Licenses:

  • Early Childhood Education License (licensure grades K-3 only)
  • Elementary Teaching License (K-6)
  • Elementary License for a Secondary School Teacher
    • Students with academic training with a major/or in at least one subject taught in most elementary schools who would like to get an Elementary License, please consult an Education Advisor.
  • Physical Education Endorsement (valid Grades 6-12)
  • Secondary Teaching License (Valid grades 6-12)
  • Special Education Mild/Moderate License
    • Bachelor’s Degree and Special Education Mild/Moderate Resource coursework are required with Licensure in either Elementary or Secondary
    • Permits the holder to teach mild and moderately handicapped students with intellectual or behavioral handicaps or learning disabilities