Master of Arts in Teaching

How to Apply

The Teacher Education with Multiple Levels (TEML) program for the Master of Arts in Teaching degree is designed to meet initial teacher licensing requirements at the graduate level for the state of Tennessee. 

The first step for admission to the program: Apply online to the School of Graduate Studies.

Click here for more information on how to APPLY to the TEML Program.

Click here for detailed information on required Praxis Exams.

  • Becky Fee Teaching language arts...
    Becky Fee
  • Becky, Emily, and Bryan MAT Cohort 2013-2015
    Becky, Emily, and Bryan
  • Bryan Harrison Teaching math...
    Bryan Harrison
  • A view from a students desk during class EDFN 5420 Building a Community of Learners
    A view from a students desk during class
  •  Mrs. Cloud instructing the class on proper teaching methods. EDFN 5420 Building a Community of Learners
    Mrs. Cloud instructing the class on proper teaching methods.
  •  Gurpreet and Sammie work together on an edTPA activity. Learning about edTPA
    Gurpreet and Sammie work together on an edTPA activity.
  •  Liz Layton shares her mini-bio for the class. EDFN 5420 Building a Community of Learners
    Liz Layton shares her mini-bio for the class.


Middle Grades 4-8

In Fall 2008, the Middle Grades concentration for initial teaching licensure was added to the MAT degree program.

This teaching licensure area has an excellent employment success rate. Since the first cohort graduated in 2010, 100% hold teaching positions locally & across the nation.


Middle Grades Program

Secondary Grades K-12

· Secondary Grades 7-12
English, History, Economics, Geography, Government, Sociology, French, German, Spanish, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics, and Psychology

· Technology Education 5-12

· Art K-12

· Physical Education K-12

· Theatre K-12

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