The graduate certificate in Secondary English Education is intended for those seeking to develop a knowledge and skill base that undergirds effective, equity focused teaching of secondary English education. Coursework in this certificate is designed to lead to an additional endorsement in secondary English education for teachers licensed in other areas in the state of Tennessee, pending transcript review, passing appropriate licensure exams and approval of the faculty advisor. Home department: Theory and Practice in Teacher Education.
Graduate Certificate Type
Applicants can be currently admitted to a degree program at UTK or can apply solely for the Secondary English Education Graduate Certificate through the Graduate Admissions Office.
All 12 credit hours of graduate coursework must be completed at the University of Tennessee within five years of applying for a certificate.
Students must maintain a 3.50 graduate GPA in all certificate courses in the program and complete the requirements within five years of applying for a certificate.