Curriculum & Instruction - Admission Requirements

The Master of Arts and Specialist in Education degrees in Curriculum and Instruction at Tennessee Tech allow licensed classroom teachers to further their professional studies, particularly in curriculum design and development, and also provide an opportunity for graduates seeking teacher licensure. The programs offer seven concentrations:

  • Curriculum
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Technology--NOW AVAILABLE AT THE Ed.S. LEVEL
  • Elementary Education
  • Library Science (M.A. only)
  • Music (M.A. only)
  • Reading
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

M.A. Admission Requirements:

  • Satisfactory test scores on either the Miller Analogies Test (372 minimum for provisional standing or 380 minimum for full standing) or the General Record Exam (900 total on the verbal/quantitative portions and 4.0 on the analytical writing portion)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all previously-attended colleges and/or universities
  • Grade Point Average on Bachelor's degree of at least 2.5
  • International Applicants must also meet the English Language Requirement by providing FLS Level 9 AND test results on one of the following:
    • TOEFL--minimum IBT of 71 (FLS not required with TOEFL)
    • IELTS--minimum score of 5.5
    • PTE Academic--minimum score of 48

Ed.S. Admission Requirements:

  • Satisfactory test scores on either the Miller Analogies Test (380 minimum for provisional standing or 388 minimum for full standing) or the General Record Exam (900 total on the verbal/quantitative portions and 4.0 on the analytical writing portion)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all previously-attended colleges and/or universities
  • Grade Point Average on Master's degree of at least 3.0
  • International Applicants must also meet the English Language Requirement by providing FLS Level 9 AND test results on one of the following:
    • TOEFL--minimum IBT of 71 (FLS not required with TOEFL)
    • IELTS--minimum score of 5.5
    • PTE Academic--minimum score of 48

College of Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
P.O Box 5042 Cookeville, TN 38505
Phone: (931) 372-3181
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