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Master of Science in Teacher Education

Educational Studies Concentration, Art Education Specialization

The MS in Teacher Education, Educational Studies Concentration, Art Education Specialization serves those students who are interested in advancing their knowledge about art education. This degree does not lead to initial licensure. It is designed for students who hold a valid Tennessee teaching license, are preparing to teach on the post-secondary level, or are preparing for careers that do not require teacher licensure. In lieu of a traditional thesis, student may prepare an art exhibition of their artwork created during the program under the direction of the art and art education faculty. 

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MS in Teacher Education, Educational Studies Concentration, Art Education Specialization Credit Hours
Required Courses
TPTE 517 – Trends and Issues in Education 3
ETEC 586 or ETEC 587 (or other approved technology course) 3
Approved Research course

Suggested: EDPY 505, EDPY 506, EDPY 550, EDPY 577, EDPY 583)

3
Concentration: Art Education courses 12 minimum
Additional Course Requirements
For Thesis Option:
TPTE 500

Related Studies

6

6

For Course only with Examination Option:
Related Studies 12
For Both Options

Two-thirds of total credit hours for MS degree must be 500-level or above

Joy G. Bertling, assistant professor and instructional team leader

Sherry Jankiewicz, clinical assistant professor

Candidates may elect to complete the MS degree in Teacher Education, Educational Studies Concentration with a Thesis or a Non-Thesis option. The requirements for these options are:

Thesis: Minimum 33 semester hours of coursework (2/3 at 500-level or above), and satisfactory completion of written thesis and oral defense of thesis;

Non-Thesis: Minimum of 33 semester hours of coursework (2/3 at 500-level or above), and satisfactory completion of written comprehensive examination

If you have questions about the program or the course of study, please contact:

Joy G. Bertling, assistant professor and instructional team leader

Email: jbertling@utk.edu