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Master of Science in Teacher Education

Educational Studies Concentration, American Sign Language (ASL) Education Specialization

ASL Education Concentration is for students who:

  • hold a valid Tennessee teaching license, or
  • are preparing to teach on the post-secondary level, or
  • are preparing for careers that do not require teacher licensure.

Thirty credit hours are required to fulfill the requirements for the Master of Science, Educational Studies and 33 credit hours are required for the non-thesis program. Two-thirds of the total hours for the MS degree must be 500-level or above. Requirements will vary based on the student’s previous academic work. Students can obtain information and initial transcript evaluations through the College Student Services/Advising Center located in Jane & David Bailey Education Complex, Room A332. For more information, contact Lisa Emery at or 865-974-8194.

For more information, see the UT Catalog

How do I apply?

Faculty Contact:

Cheryl Shahan, Deaf studies, ASL education coordinator