The Austin Peay State University Eriksson College of Education offers a Master’s of
Arts in Teaching Special Education K-8 Interventionist program. Upon successful completion
of the coursework, candidates will be eligible to receive master’s degree with and
initial teaching license in the area of Special Education, K-8 Interventionists. Additional
licensure requirements include the edTPA and the Special Education Praxis 5543. This
program is designed to be taken as a cohort group for candidates interested in becoming
special educators in a K-8 setting. Candidates have two options for program of study.
For information related to admission requirements or to view the courses within each
program, please visit the graduate bulletin. To apply for admission, click here.
Sample Course Plan
Teaching: Special Education K-8 Interventionist, MAT
What opportunities are available with this degree?
- Public School Teacher grades K-8
Professional Licensure Disclosure
Students should be aware that licensure and certification requirements vary from state
to state and are subject to change. Licensing agencies or boards also may have requirements
in addition to an earned degree. APSU has not made a determination whether APSU’s
programs will meet all of the licensure and certification requirements in each US
state or territory. APSU recommends that students who are not Tennessee residents
or who plan to seek licensure or certification outside the state of Tennessee contact
the appropriate licensing agency or board before they enroll in an academic program
designed to lead to licensure or certification and discuss their plans with an advisor.
Please visit the Professional Licensure Disclosure webpage to review specific licensure information for your state and academic program.