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Teacher Education Programs

The College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences coordinates the teacher licensure programs for the university. All of the professional licensure programs are approved by the Tennessee State Department of Education and are national accredited by NCATE (National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education).

Undergraduate Teacher Education Programs

For students to obtain licensure and have required credentials to teach upon completion of their undergraduate degree

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Graduate Teacher Education Programs

For students who can begin coursework at the undergraduate level and continue into the graduate program, completing an immersive internship or student teaching experience preparing them for the classroom


Post-Baccalaureate Programs

For students seeking post-baccalaureate pathways to become a licensed teacher

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Certificate Programs

For allowing students to achieve mastery over a specific area of study


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Distance Education Programs

For completing an MS, EdS, or Graduate Certificate through distance education