Students interested in becoming secondary school teachers earn a BA or BS in the College of Arts and Sciences in the area they wish to teach (e.g., English, mathematics, etc). While completing requirements for the baccalaureate degree, students complete a minor in secondary education.
To view the course of study
Please follow this link to the UT Graduate Catalog.
- Select the appropriate catalog from the drop-down menu on the right.
- Select the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences.
- Scroll to TPTE and select “Display Programs for this Department.”
- Click on the appropriate program to see the credit requirements and admission procedures for each program.
Teacher licensure is granted at the successful completion of the professional year; 12 additional hours may be taken to complete the master’s degree.
For more information about master’s programs, check out TPTE Graduate Programs Page.