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MEd Elementary Education (K-6) Initial Licensure

The Master of Education program in Elementary Education (K-6) Initial Licensure is designed for individuals who have earned a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and seek to change careers and demonstrate a strong potential to become an exceptional instructional leader. Completion of this graduate program will lead to the initial license in Elementary Education (K-6) and the Master of Education degree.

Highly capable applicants apply through the South College (SC) admissions office and complete an interview with the School of Education Graduate Program Director to determine their level of interest and commitment to a rigorous and intense graduate program of study. A transcript analysis is made of the applicant’s baccalaureate coursework to determine completion of germane general education courses that are foundational to the licensure program. If deficiencies are found, undergraduate general education courses may be required. During the interview, the Program Director and applicant confirm initial program entry criteria and identify any deficiencies that must be satisfied. Potential candidates are presented to the Graduate Admissions Committee, composed of unit and school personnel, for final recommendation to the program.

Locations offering this program:

3904 Lonas Drive
Knoxville, TN 37909

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