Practitioner Concentration, English as a Second Language (ESL) Education Specialization (Job-Embedded Program)
The MS in Teacher Education, Practitioner Concentration, ESL 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.
|MS in Teacher Education, Practitioner Concentration, ESL Education Specialization||Credit Hours|
|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: ESL Education courses|
Clara Lee Brown, associate professor, ESL team lead and job-embedded practitioner coordinator (ESL)
James Coda, assistant professor, world language / ESL education (world language education lead) and job-embedded practitioner co-coordinator (world language education)
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, ESL education specialization earn both the MS degree and their Tennessee teaching license.