Teacher Licensure State Requirements - Utah

Become a Teacher in Utah

If you are passionate about helping others learn, earning your Utah teaching certification is an excellent way to apply your skills. Our online university allows you to complete your teaching degree and prepare for your teaching certification.

Before becoming a licensed teacher in Utah, you must meet all of Utah’s teacher certification requirements, including:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Recommendation for certification by the Utah college or university where the teacher candidate completed a state-approved teacher preparation program.
  • Completion of the required background check.
  • Passing scores on the required Praxis exams.

Note: Listed requirements are current and are subject to change at any time, even during enrollment.

For the most current information about becoming a licensed teacher in Utah, please check the Utah State Office of Education website:
Utah State Office of Education Web site
(801) 538-7500

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