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Master of Science in Teacher Education

Math Education Professional Internship Concentration (Post-Baccalaureate)

The Mathematics Education Professional Internship concentration is intended for individuals who have earned an undergraduate degree and are seeking initial teacher licensure in Mathematics 6-12 or Mathematics 6-10. Candidates are prepared to work in diverse settings to effectively meet the individual learning needs of their students. Candidates earn an undergraduate degree in mathematics, and a minor in Secondary Education. Then they complete the Professional Year – graduate coursework and a yearlong internship that leads to a master’s degree and teacher licensure.

Undergraduates – Apply here

Post-Baccalaureates – Apply here

Math Education Professional Internship Courses Credit Hours
Required Courses  
TPTE 574 – Analysis of Teaching 2-3
TPTE 575 – Professional Internship 12
TPTE 591 – Clinical Studies 3-4
Concentration: Math Education courses 6
TPTE 517 3
Electives 9
For Thesis Option:

TPTE 500



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

Students completing the MS in Teacher Education, Elementary Education Professional Internship Concentration have two options:

Thesis:  42 graduate credit hours for the Thesis Option, including TPTE 500 (6 credit hours)

Non-Thesis:  36 graduate credit hours for the Course Only with Comprehensive Exam Option

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

Frances Harper, assistant professor and instructional team co-leader