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Master of Science in Teacher Education

Practitioner Concentration, Math Education Specialization (Job-Embedded Program)

The MS in Teacher Education, Practitioner Concentration, Math 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.

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MS in Teacher Education, Practitioner Concentration, Math Education Specialization Credit Hours
Required Courses  
EDPY 401 – Professional Studies: Applied Educational Psychology 3
ETEC 586 – Integrating Technology into Curriculum 3
SPED 402 – Professional Studies: Special Education and Diverse Learners 3
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: Math Education courses 6
MEDU 405
MEDU 523 3
MEDU 485 3
MEDU 583 3
SPED 552 3
REED 461 3

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

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.

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