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Teacher Preparation Degrees

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Initial Teaching Licensure Programs for Undergraduates and Graduate Students

Successful completion of these programs leads to teacher licensure.  

Programs for Licensure are approved by the Tennessee Department of Education. Austin Peay State University have been approved to offer 25 initial teaching endorsements. The programs offered are subject to change based on revision of standards by the Eriksson College of Education or the Tennessee Department of Education. If a licensure area does not appear below, it is not an approved program offered at APSU. Master of Arts in Teaching programs are designed to provide pedagogy knowledge and licensure opportunities to students with a bachelor's degree in their content area.

 

You can earn licensure to teach Pre-K through Grade 3 by following:

Undergraduate


Graduate

Contact Dr. Charles Gonzalez for more information about earning licensure in these areas in the Master of Arts in Teaching Program.

You can earn licensure to teach Grades K-5 by following: 

Undergraduate


Graduate

You can earn licensure to teach Grades 6-8 by following: 

Undergraduate


Graduate

Contact Dr. Charles Gonzalez for more information about earning licensure in these areas in the Master of Arts in Teaching Program.

To become licensed to teach high school, you will major in the subject are in which you want to teach, and you will minor in Professional Education. We offer licensure programs in the following content areas: 

Undergraduate:


Graduate:

Contact Dr. Charles Gonzalez for more information about earning  licensure in these areas in the Master of Arts in Teaching Program .

 Follow the links below to see programs in the following areas.

Undergraduate


Graduate

Contact Dr. Charles Gonzalez for more information about earning licensure in these areas in the Master of Arts in Teaching Program.

For information on adding an ELL endorsement, contact Dr. Charmaine Lowe at lowec@apsu.edu.