Preparation for prospective teachers at UT is a five-year process. Students earn a baccalaureate degree from the College of Arts & Sciences and a minor in Elementary, Middle School or Secondary Education from the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences at the end of the fourth year. During the fifth year, students enroll in a one-year internship to complete requirements for a teaching license and to earn graduate credits toward a master’s degree.
Prospective K–5 teachers may complete any Arts & Sciences major. Prospective secondary and middle school teachers select a major in the subject area they plan to teach.
To learn more, please visit the College of Education, Health & Human Sciences website on Teacher Licensure.