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Austin Peay State University

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Austin Peay is located in Clarksville, Tennessee and has served the cultural and educational needs of the region for more than 200 years. The Eriksson College of Education offers 27 licensure programs as well as undergraduate and graduate degrees in Special Education, Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, World Languages, Math, Science, History, Music, Art, Physical Education, Reading Specialist, English as a Second Language, and Instructional Leadership. The Department of Teaching and Learning offers degrees in initial licensure programs, and the Department of Educational Specialties offers advanced degree programs in both licensure and non-licensure areas. Graduate program degrees are offered in Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT Initial Licensure), Master of Arts in Education (MAED), Educational Specialist (Ed.S.), as well as a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.). Central to the work of the Eriksson College of Education is the rich partnership with school districts. This partnership has led to innovative programs like the Grow Your Own teacher residency programs that provide working paraprofessionals the opportunity to earn a degree and license in an accelerated program, while also gaining valuable experience by working alongside model teachers in the districts. The Rural Education Center was developed to provide support and resources to partnering rural districts.

Provider Type

  • Public

Program Types Offered

  • Baccalaureate

  • Occupational

  • Post-Baccalaureate

Academic Endorsement Areas Offered

  • Biology

  • Chemistry

  • Early Childhood Education

  • Earth Science

  • Elementary Education

  • English

  • English as a Second Language

  • French

  • General Music/Instrumental

  • General Music/Vocal

  • German

  • Health and Wellness

  • History

  • Latin

  • Mathematics

  • Middle Grades Mathematics

  • Middle Grades Science

  • Physical Education

  • Reading Specialist

  • Spanish

  • Special Education - Comprehensive

  • Special Education - Interventionist

  • Visual Arts

Occupational Endorsement Areas Offered

  • Aviation Maintenance

  • Automotive

  • Aviation Ground School

  • Barbering

  • Broadcasting

  • Carpentry

  • Collision Repair

  • Concrete/Masonry

  • Cosmetology

  • Culinary Arts

  • Diesel Technician

  • Drafting/CAD

  • Electrical

  • Fire Safety

  • Digital Arts and Design

  • Health Informatics

  • Health Science

  • HVAC

  • Information Technology

  • Legal and Protective Services

  • Manufacturing

  • Plumbing

  • Programming

  • Public Health

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Welding

School Services Personnel Endorsements Offered

  • School Counselor

Teacher Placement Across Tennessee

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Teachers in 3-Year Cohort: 453

Cohort Members per Year

N-Size: 453

What is this metric?

This metric indicates the number of cohort members in each of the three years included in this report card.

Clinical Practice Type

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This metric reports the breakdown of cohort members based on the type of clinical practice they completed during their program.

Candidates In-State

N-Size: 453

What is this metric?

This metric indicates the percentage of cohort members who report Tennessee as their state of residence.

Foundational Literacy Standards Review

Meets Expectations

What is this metric?

The Tennessee Department of Education reviews each educator preparation provider’s implementation of instruction aligned with Tennessee’s foundational literacy skills standards. This metric reports the results of that review.