Office of Teacher Education
Occupational Candidates Licensure Pathway
Tennessee Tech offers a Job-Embedded Occupational Licensure Program for individuals who have the appropriate industry experience/certification and have been or will be hired as the teacher of record in a school system with which Tech holds a partnership.
For a breakdown of program requirements for admission/completion, please review the benchmark tracking form:
The Job-Embedded Occupational License Program may be completed at the undergraduate or graduate level. Many of the required courses in the program are online, but some courses have in-person components that require students to come to the Cookeville main campus.
Candidates who are interested in beginning the Occupational Licensure program at Tech, please begin by fulfilling the requirements under “Pre-OTE Admission Requirements”.