The College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences is responsible for the coordination of teacher licensure programs for the university. All of our professional licensure programs are approved by the Tennessee State Department of Education and are nationally accredited by NCATE (National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education). There are a variety of ways to become licensed to teach.
Please click on the link below that best describes your current background.
- New college student or new transfer student without a bachelor’s degree
- Have a bachelor’s degree and would like to become licensed to teach
- Have a bachelor’s degree and wishing to teach in a high-demand field (ESL, math, science, special education, world languages)
- Already licensed to teach, but wish to add an endorsement to license