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Graduate Admissions

Certificate Admissions

UT Tyler offers several post-baccalaureate certificate programs:

These programs are not part of a degree; however, coursework may be counted toward a degree with the approval of the college in which they are housed. Certificate programs are narrower in their focus than degrees and provide preparation in a specific field. The certificate is not the equivalent of a license or certification required for practice in the professions or to teach.

How to Apply: Domestic Students

Principal and Superintendent Certificate programs require a master's degree to apply. Applicants for admission to a graduate certificate program at UT Tyler must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution, complete an online application for graduate studies, and submit official transcripts of post-secondary work. No junior or community college transcripts are required. Applicants must apply through the ApplyTexas website, which requires that you have an email address. View Application Deadlines. All materials submitted in the process of applying to the University become the property of the university and will not be returned to the applicant.

Application instructions for Certificates (Domestic Students)

  • Go to
  • After creating a username/password and filling out your profile, log in and
  • Select: Start a New Application
  • Select: Create a new graduate school admissions application
  • Target University: University of Texas at Tyler
  • Application Type: Graduate US
  • Semester of Entry: select appropriate semester
  • Select: continue
  • Select your major under the correct GRADUATE College
- if you are unsure which program to choose, please ask your program advisor.

Please Note: To have your application evaluated for admission, you must pay your $40 application fee, submit transcripts, submit any additional materials required by the department, and you must apply by the posted deadline.