Department of Teaching and Learning
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. We welcome you to a supportive environment in which you will be supported and nurtured as you complete your coursework and activities, and we applaud you on a choice that reflects a commitment on your part and a dedication to the human condition and welfare of children. You have chosen a vocation that will bring many rewards and gratification as your teaching career unfolds.
Programs in the Department of Teaching and Learning
Undergraduate Education Majors
- Education: Concentration PreK-3
- Education: Concentration K-5 Licensure
- Education: Concentration 6-8 Middle School Math
- Education: Concentration 6-8 Middle Grades Science
- Special Education: Concentration K-8 Interventionist
- Special Education: Concentration K-12 Comprehensive
- Special Education: Concentration 6-12 Interventionist
Secondary Education 6-12 (Professional Education Minor)
Licensure options to teach in secondary education can be obtained through adding the Professional Education Minor to your degree program. This option can be added to your major. To see the degree options for secondary education, link to our degree programs page here.
Graduate - Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
- Teaching: Concentration Grades 6-8 Science Licensure
- Teaching: Concentration Middle Grades 6-8 Math
- Teaching: Concentration 6-12 Licensure Secondary Science
- Teaching: Concentration Secondary Education (7-12)
- Teaching: Concentration Special Education K-8 Interventionist
- Teaching: Concentration Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
- Teaching: Concentration Elementary Education (K-5)
- For PreK-3 licensure at the graduate level contact the Mastrer of Arts in Teaching Program Coordinator Dr. Catherine Gatewood-Keim at firstname.lastname@example.org
In this department, you will have the opportunity to interact in classes with peers who are pursuing similar licenses and with instructors who have been classroom teachers, principals, and curriculum supervisors. All of our professional educators have had extensive classroom teaching experience. Throughout your educational program, you will have the opportunity to work in public schools during field placements with classroom practitioners on various levels and in varied settings. The Eriksson College of Education at Austin Peay State University has an enduring reputation for training teachers. Our programs and courses offer an intimate setting with the sophistication of a global nature regarding the interaction opportunities that you will have with fellow students.