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Master of Science in Teacher Education

Practitioner Concentration,
Art Education Specialization
(Job-Embedded Program)

The MS in Teacher Education, Practitioner Concentration, Art Education Specialization is a fully online program for college graduates who are currently employed or seeking employment as non-licensed teachers. To complete the program and teacher licensure requirements, you must be hired by a local school district and complete a minimum of one year (10 months) of full-time teaching.

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MS in Teacher Education, Practitioner Concentration, Art Education Specialization Credit Hours
Required Courses  
EDPY 501 3
ETEC 586 3
SPED 503  3
EDUC 576 – Practicum in Classroom Teaching (continuous enrollment) (at least 1 hour for duration of program of study; 3 hours in at least one semester) 6-8
Concentration: Art Education courses 6
ARED 501 3
ARED 510 3
ARED 520 3
ARED 530 3
ARED 540 3
SPED 552 3

Joy G. Bertling, assistant professor and art team lead

Geri Landry, clinical assistant professor and job-embedded practitioner coordinator

Thirty to thirty-eight credit hours are required to fulfill the requirements for the Master of Science, Practitioner Concentration. Students must complete licensure requirements within three years. Students completing the MS in Teacher Education, Practitioner Concentration, Art education specialization earn both the MS degree and their Tennessee teaching license.

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

Sherry Jankiewicz, clinical assistant professor