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Master of Science in Teacher Education

Science Education Professional Internship Concentration (Post-Baccalaureate)

The Science Education Professional Internship concentration is intended for individuals who have earned an undergraduate degree and are seeking initial teacher licensure in Science 6-12. Candidates are prepared to work in diverse settings to effectively meet the individual learning needs of their students. Candidates earn an undergraduate degree in a science discipline, 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

Science 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

 

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Mehmet Aydeniz, professor

Yolanda Kirkpatrick, clinical associate professor

Kristin Rearden, clinical professor

Joshua Rosenberg, assistant 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:

Mehmet Aydeniz, professor

Email: maydeniz@utk.edu