Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

2016-2017 TPTE Graduate Student Handbook






Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Arts—Art Education

Bachelor of Science—Special Education

Undergraduate Teaching Minors

MS Programs

Master of Science

Major in Teacher Education (two tracks)

Education Specialist

Doctoral Programs

Education Major Concentrations and Specializations:

Literacy Studies

Teacher Education

Special Education/Deaf Education/Interpreter Education

We also offer add-on endorsements in almost every program.

Our three most popular are:


Graduate Certificate



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