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Master of Science in Teacher Education

Educational Studies Concentration, Math Education Specialization

The MS in Teacher Education, Educational Studies Concentration, Math Education  Specialization is for licensed teachers who are interested in advancing their knowledge about elementary education or are preparing to teach on the post-secondary level. It does not lead to teacher licensure. It is possible to incorporate coursework leading to completion of an appropriate graduate certificate program (i.e. Secondary Mathematics Education) into the degree.

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MS in Teacher Education, Educational Studies Concentration, Math Education Specialization Credit Hours
Required Courses
TPTE 517 – Trends and Issues in Education 3
ETEC 586 or ETEC 587 (or other approved technology course) 3
Approved Research course

Suggested: EDPY 505, EDPY 506, EDPY 550, EDPY 577, EDPY 583)

3
Concentration: Math Education courses 12 minimum
Additional Course Requirements
For Thesis Option:
TPTE 500

Related Studies

6

6

For Course only with Examination Option:
Related Studies 12
For Both Options

Two-thirds of total credit hours for MS degree must be 500-level or above

Frances Harper, assistant professor and instructional team co-leader

David Bowers, clinical assistant professor

Elizabeth Dyer, research assistant professor

Lynn Hodge, professor

Terri Hopkins, clinical associate professor

Candidates may elect to complete the MS degree in Teacher Education, Educational Studies Concentration with a Thesis or a Non-Thesis option. The requirements for these options are:

Thesis: Minimum 33 semester hours of coursework (2/3 at 500-level or above), and satisfactory completion of written thesis and oral defense of thesis;

Non-Thesis: Minimum of 33 semester hours of coursework (2/3 at 500-level or above), and satisfactory completion of written comprehensive examination

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

Frances Harper, assistant professor and instructional team co-leader

Email: francesharper@utk.edu