Austin Peay's Education programs will give you the tools you need to be a world-class educator.
Our departments of Teaching and Learning and Educational Specialties offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs that will give you the training you need to be successful in our classroom and in yours. Our various Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) programs provide multiple avenues for career changers and college graduates in other disciplines to prepare themselves to become teachers. The Doctorate of Educational Leadership will prepare you for a variety of positions from state and district leadership roles to educational research careers.
The Department of Educational Specialties offers advanced degree programs in both licensure and non-licensure areas. The mission of the department of Educational Specialties is to prepare and support educational professionals in their development as effective practitioners.
The Department of Teaching and Learning offers degrees in initial licensure programs. As you pursue your potential career as a professional educator, please explore what the Department of Teaching and Learning has to offer in support of your career goal.
Any concerts I have played, both ensemble and solo, will always be experiences I will remember as I continue towards the end of my degree program at Austin Peay.
I want to encourage others to excel, that come from other countries and believe that learning and the curriculum at Austin Peay is difficult. They can do it and it can be done.
Everything about my story is tied to music: it’s my passion, it’s my love, it’s going to be my job — It’s everything to me.
Without Austin Peay's programs, I wouldn't have found my passion for teaching children, or seen the joy a child experiences when they learn how to sing or play an instrument.
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Earlier this month, APSU President Mike Licari received a congratulatory letter from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), announcing that the college was now accredited for another seven years.Read More
This semester, APSU grad students in Education 5360 are developing lesson plans for the teachers at Moore Magnet Elementary to use in the outdoor classroom.Read More
To be eligible, first-time freshmen must be admitted to APSU, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum ACT score of 23. Upperclassmen applicants must have junior or senior status and a minimum GPA of 3.0.Read More
An Austin Peay State University education professor recently won the Tennessee Science Teachers Association Science Educator of the Year award in the higher education category.Read More
To be eligible, students must have graduated from a high school in Houston County and be enrolled in a teacher licensure program at Austin Peay State University.Read More