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Elementary Education Concentration

Elementary Education programs are housed in the Department of Theory & Practice in Teacher Education in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences.  Courses in this program are available to students who have been admitted to a teacher licensure program or graduate education degree program.

Programs lead to Master of Science, Education Specialist, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Education. Two Master’s programs are available: “Track 1” programs are available for practicing educators seeking the MS degree in Education.  “Track 2” refers to programs for students who complete the fifth-year internship leading to elementary (K-6) licensure.


Undergraduate Programs
Elementary Education Minor
Graduate Programs
Elementary Education M.S. Track 1 Elementary Education M.S. Track 2
Specialist in Education Elementary Education Elementary Education Doctor of Philosophy

To view the course of study

Please follow this link to the UT Graduate 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.

For More Information contact:

Elementary Education Program
A228 Jane and David Bailey Education Complex
The University of Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee

Phone: 865-974-5448
Fax: 865-974-6302