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East Tennessee State University

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Situated in northeast Tennessee, East Tennessee State University is a state-supported institution with a student population of over 14,000 including undergraduate and graduate. The majority of students are from Tennessee and the surrounding southeastern region of the U.S.; over 48 states and territories as well as 76 foreign countries are also represented. The institution was established in 1911 as the East Tennessee State Normal School and became East Tennessee State Teachers College in 1925. This long history of preparing teachers for the classroom continues today with programs offered online, at the main Johnson City campus and in Kingsport, Sevierville, and Oak Ridge. The Clemmer College offers 39 teacher licensure programs as well as undergraduate and graduate degrees in the departments of Human Services and Counseling; Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis; Sport, Exercise, Recreation, and Kinesiology; Curriculum and Instruction; Educational Foundations and Special Education; and Early Childhood Education. Students in teacher education programs are immersed in PreK-12 classrooms throughout their four-year undergraduate college experience and complete a year-long clinical residency in public school classrooms. Each teacher candidate seeking initial licensure as a teacher in Tennessee completes a performance-based subject-specific assessment that measures skills and knowledge that all teachers must master in order to be effective.

Provider Type

  • Public

Program Levels Offered

  • Baccalaureate

  • Post-Baccalaureate

Endorsement Areas Offered

  • Automotive

  • Aviation Ground School

  • Barbering

  • Biology

  • Broadcasting

  • Carpentry

  • Chemistry

  • Collision Repair

  • Concrete/Masonry

  • Cosmetology

  • Culinary Arts

  • Distribution and Logistics

  • Drafting/CAD

  • Early Childhood Education

  • Earth Science

  • Economics

  • Electrical

  • Elementary Education

  • English

  • English as a Second Language

  • Fire Safety

  • French

  • General Music/Instrumental

  • General Music/Vocal

  • Geography

  • German

  • Government

  • Graphic Design

  • Health Informatics

  • Health Science

  • History

  • HVAC

  • Information Technology

  • Instructional Leader

  • Legal and Protective Services

  • Library Information Specialist

  • Manufacturing

  • Mathematics

  • Middle Grades Language Arts

  • Middle Grades Mathematics

  • Middle Grades Science

  • Middle Grades Social Science

  • Physical Education

  • Physics

  • Plumbing

  • Programming

  • Psychology

  • Public Health

  • Reading Specialist

  • School Counselor

  • School Social Worker

  • Sociology

  • Spanish

  • Special Education - Comprehensive

  • Special Education - Interventionist

  • Special Education - Speech Language Pathologist

  • Special Education Preschool/Early Childhood

  • Speech Communication

  • Theatre

  • Visual Arts

  • Welding

Completer Placement Across Tennessee

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Teachers in 3-Year Cohort: 514

Completers Over Time

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Clinical Practice Type

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Completers In-State

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