Master's

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Become a Teacher

Master's in Teaching (MEdT)

The COE offers one graduate degree that prepares students for teacher licensure, the Master's in Teaching (MEdT).

Students with a Bachelor's Degree

Compare your options for teacher licensure.
Degree LevelDegree EarnedDistance OptionsEvening ProgramTypical Prog LengthLink
Second Baccalaureate
BEd
Yes
Yes
24 mos
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
PBCSE or PCert-SPED
Yes
Yes
18 mos
Master's
MEdT
No
No
24 mos

Ready to Apply?

Master's Application Process

  1. Fulfill requirements & deadlines

    E.g., field experience, GPA, exams. Note: International deadlines vary.
  2. Submit application materials to UHM Grad Division

    E.g., Grad Division Applications and Forms, Official transcripts, Exam scores.
  3. Submit application materials to COE department

    E.g., Statement of Objectives, Letters of Recommendation, etc.
  4. Additional Requirements

    E.g., MEdT and MEd in Special Education require interviews.

Individual programs vary. Check program info for details.
Choose a program to get started. 

Where to Get Help

Advising for Master's Programs

Master's (Non-Teaching)

Admissions and advising for Master's Programs (except MEdT) are handled by the offering department. Learn more by choosing a program.

Master's (Teaching)

Academic advising for students in all teacher licensure programs, including MEdT, is provided by OSAS, the Office of Student Academic Services.

Native Hawaiian Student Support

The COE also provides advising and support for all Native Hawaiian students through Pu‘uhonua.