Apply to the Curriculum and Teacher Education Program

Application Deadlines:

I.  Master of Science (MS)

II. Master of Science (MS) + Endorsement(s) for Oregon Licensure

The application for CTED master of science programs are open from October through January.

Application Deadline: January 30

III. Stand-alone Endorsement(s) for Oregon Licensure 

Elementary and ESOL applicants must submit a “CTED Endorsements” graduate school application for summer or fall admission. See instructions below for stand-alone endorsement application options. 

Application Instructions

I. MS degree and non-degree program application instructions

Complete the online The Division of Graduate Studies Admission Application

Nonrefundable Application Fee: $70 (Domestic Students)/$90 (International Students), paid by credit card or eCheck. You will need to pay the application fee before you are able to submit the application.

  • You do not need to complete the online application in one sitting.
  • You will be able to log in and work on different sections of your application until your payment is made or the application deadline passes.
  • Check endorsement program for any pre-requisite and complettion requirements.

American Indian/Alaska Native applicants interested in fostering Indigenous methodologies in teaching and learning may apply to the Sapsik'ʷałá Indigenous Education Program. Federal Department of Education grant funding is restricted to applicants pursuing high need areas such as middle-high school math, sciences, and or an elementary/middle-high school English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) endorsement.   

  • Sapsik’ʷałá scholars participate in an Indigenous cohort learning community  
  • The Sapsik’ʷałá grant typically provides tuition, books, computer, living stipend, and dependent allowance through a Department of Education grant.  
  • Sapsik'ʷałá Indigenous Education Program. Sapsik'ʷałá grant scholars complete service payback by teaching for 2 years in high Native American student populations schools. 

II. Master of Science (MS) and Master of Science (MS) + Endorsement(s)

In the application, please select the following:

III. Stand-Alone Endorsement(s) - non-Degree seeking

In the application, please select the following:

  • Elementary Multiple Subject Program Endorsement Program – requires applicants meet Elementary program pre-requisites and apply for summer program admissions.  
  • English for Speakers of Other Languages Endorsement Program – requires a practicum and apply for summer program admissions.  
  • The 2023-2024 Cohort of Education Leaders for Oregon's English Learners (ELOEL) is now full. Please take a moment to fill out the interest form so we can keep you informed about next year's cohort. You will be the first to receive updates and an invitation to apply when recruitment begins.

ELOEL/ESOL Interest Form

Secondary Single Subject Area Endorsements – The COE offers subject area methods courses fall and winter terms. Licensed teachers looking to enroll, may contact for information on obtaining faculty approval.  

Applicants may apply for postbaccalaureate or Post-Master graduate admission through the Division of Graduate Studies or the UO Community Education Program.