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Art Education, Master of Science, Professional Internship

The Master of Science, Professional Internship is designed for students seeking an initial teaching license. Students complete teacher licensure core courses, including a school-based internship, during the Professional Year.  Elective courses can be taken before or after the Professional Year.

UTK Student Chapter of the National Art Education Association

Student chapter members plan meetings with topics of interest to future art teachers and participate in art-related community service events throughout the year. Membership in the group is contingent upon membership in the National Art Education Association. Events include participation in the Dogwood Arts Festival Chalk Walk, the Very Special Arts Festival, and attendance at state and national conferences.

Course of Study

Please follow this link to the UT Catalog.

  1. Select the appropriate catalog from the dropdown menu on the right.
  2. Select the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences.
  3. Scroll to TPTE and select “Display Programs for this Department.”
  4. Click on the appropriate program to see the credit requirements and admission procedures for each program.


Joy G. Bertling, Assistant Professor of Art Education, 865-974-8602