Apply Now to the School of Learning & Teaching

Step One | Complete the School of Learning & Teaching Applications

Students new to Pacific University should use the online application. Current Pacific University undergraduates seeking an education and learning major with licensure should use the PDF form. Candidates seeking an add-on endorsement to their license email for application information.

Step Two | Submit the following items:


  • Highlight your experience with children and youth

All official college transcripts

Letters of evaluation/recommendation

  • Three letters for graduate programs
  • Two letters for undergraduate programs


  • For the MAT program: An essay on an education issue or topic of your choice.
  • For the MAT SPED program: An essay on Your personal and professional goals as a special educator.
  • For the MAT STEM program: Pacific University prepares teachers who support the participation and success of all students. What does this mission mean to you as a future STEM teacher?

Step Three | Submit Application Fee

  • The fee is $35
  • Fee is waived for current Pacific University Students

Contact Us

Diana Watkins | Associate Director of Graduate & Professional Admissions
Forest Grove & Woodburn
503-352-1435 |

Sara Summers | Assistant Director of Graduate & Professional Admissions
541-632-8805 |