Graduate & Professional Studies


The Master of Arts in Teaching Degree (MAT) is designed for individuals who wish to become certified teachers in the area of K-6 and Secondary 7-12.

MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING

The Tusculum College teacher education unit will provide rigorous, relevant, and engaging learning opportunities for teacher candidates so that they may become ethical educators, civicminded citizens, school and community leaders, and life-long learners.

The Master of Arts in Teaching, a 36-45 semester-hour program, offers individuals holding a bachelor’s degree in specified areas the opportunity to pursue teacher certification. The K-6, 7-12, and K-12 (content specific) licensure programs are designed for working adults who currently hold a bachelor’s degree and wish to pursue the licensure sequence and obtain a master’s degree at the same time. Courses are delivered in an accelerated format at times convenient for working adults. Applicants must be admitted into the Teacher Education program prior to beginning any coursework in the curriculum.

Master of Arts in Teaching licensure areas are as follows:

  • K-6
  • 7-12 Biology, Business, English, Government, History, and Mathematics
  • 9-12 Psychology
  • K-12 Physical Education and Visual Arts

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS & ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

CONTACT INFORMATION

Enrollment Questions?
Contact GPS Admissions

  • Greeneville
  • Morristown
  • Knoxville
  • Tri-Cities

Call: (888) 488-7285
Email: adult@tusculum.edu