Candidates with an undergraduate degree may pursue Tennessee teacher licensure through the Teacher Licensure program. The program will provide the course work and skill development that new educators need.
Participants in the Teacher Licensure Program are classified as “non-degree seeking.” The program adheres to similar admission standards and procedures and academic policies of the Graduate Studies in Education department.
All candidates seeking a Tennessee teaching licensure will take the following required 18 credit hours of course work:
Tennessee licensure requirements include an extended clinical experience. Candidates must take either EG 5417 Enhanced Student Teaching (seven hours) and EG 5402 Student Teaching Seminar (two hours) or EG 513V Mentoring (four hours minimum) and a non-credit edTPA course (for individuals with job-embedded licenses only) in order to complete licensure requirements.