Master of Education Initial Teacher Licensure

To inquire about this program:
Jamie Rutland| 1.800.325.0900, ext 4116 |

Program Admission and Exit Requirements
-Admission to Program
  • Program application
  • Qualifying Test Scores (less than seven years old) - ACT (22), PRAXIS Core (Writing - 162 , Reading – 156, Math - 150), GRE, or MAT.
  • University Transcript documenting 3.0 GPA in baccalaureate degree (2.75 eligible for appeal process).
  • Tennessee Bureau of Investigation background check
  • Personal interview upon review of admission documents
-Admission to Clinical Practice – Student Teaching
  • Praxis II Test Scores – Principles of Learning and Teaching & all Required Subject Area Tests
  • University transcripts documenting all required coursework completed as outlined in the candidate’s individual program of study (minimum GPA of 3.0)
-Exit Requirements
  • Successfully complete all requirements for Enhanced Student Teaching – EDUC 591 (Two Placements – 16 Weeks Total)
  • Pass the oral presentation and defense of Institutional Standards and Professional Teaching Standards
  • Exit interview
  • Exit survey