Utah Tech University's Academic Profile

Currently, Utah Tech University primarily serves undergraduate students – individuals pursuing an associate’s degree or a bachelor’s degree. At the graduate level, UT offers a limited number of master’s degree programs. In addition to degree-granting programs, international students are also invited to apply for intensive academic English training through our English as a Second Language (ESL) program. Use the links below to identify whether we offer a degree in your area of academic interest!

Note: Utah Tech University is not authorized to admit international students for certificate or other non-degree programs. International students may only apply for a degree program or English as a Second Language (ESL).

Explore Our Academic Programs

Choosing an Associate's Degree

Associate degree programs typically last 2 years (require completion of 60 credits). Earning an associate’s degree is not required prior to earning a bachelor’s degree.

Current Associate Degree Offerings

Choosing a Graduate Degree Program

To earn a graduate degree, you must have already earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Typically, your bachelor’s degree must also be in the same area of study, or a closely related field of study, as the master’s degree program.

Current Graduate Degree Programs

Choosing a Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor degree programs typically last 4-5 years (require completion of 120 credits). The majority of international students enrolled at UT are pursuing a bachelors degree. UT offers the most areas of study in this degree type.

Current Bachelor Degree Offerings

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Our English as a Second Language (ESL) program is a non-degree program that allows students to improve their academic English skills. Students will place into either Introductory, Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced, based on an assessment administered after arrival and progress through the levels as their skills improve.

Students who successfully complete the advanced level may choose to apply for admission to an associate’s or bachelor’s degree program.

Learn More About ESL


To helpĀ  new international students transition to the U.S. higher education system, we enroll them in International Student Academic Success (ESL 1000/SSC 1005) during their first semester. This course provides international students with the knowledge, attitudes, skills, and awareness needed to adapt to college life and succeed academically at Utah Tech University. Topics covered during the class include: US immigration compliance, cross-cultural adjustment, campus services, academic advisement, safety and emergency issues, academic success, and academic integrity. All new international students will be registered for this course.

International Students & Scholars Office

Email: iss@utahtech.edu

Phone: 435-879-4687

Office: Student Activity Center (SAC), 106

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