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Master of Science in Teacher Education

Educational Studies Concentration, Social Science Specialization

The MS in Teacher Education, Educational Studies Concentration, Social Science Education Specialization designed for individuals who hold a valid Tennessee teaching license in social science education, or for those preparing to teach social science education courses on the post-secondary level. This program does not lead to a teaching license.

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MS in Teacher Education, Educational Studies Concentration, Social Science 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: Social Science 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

Stewart Waters, associate professor and instructional team lead

Joshua Kenna, 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:

Stewart Waters, associate professor

Email: kwaters2@utk.edu