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Choosing the Right Teacher Licensure Program

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).

Apply for Initial Licensure

For undergraduates pursuing initial teaching licensure

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Apply for Post-Baccalaureate Licensure

For students with a bachelor’s degree seeking teacher licensure


Apply for Additional Areas of Licensure

For those who have already obtained their bachelor’s degree and wish to return to earn teaching licensure

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Apply for Job-Embedded Practitioner Licensure

For assisting local schools to place teaching licensure students in hard to staff positions through distance education