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Master of Education / Teaching & Learning Advanced Studies

Program Details

East Tennessee State University offers a Master of Education in Teaching and Learning Advanced Studies for students seeking professional development as teachers and education. As part of the program, students will develop advanced professional skills and knowledge in the area of reading and language arts for practicing teachers.


  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. Degrees from non-accredited institutions will be evaluated on an individual basis
  • A personal essay of 150-300 words, detailing your interests in a graduate program at ETSU
  • One official transcript from every college or university where the applicant has taken courses
  • A candidate who has an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale for all work completed is eligible for admission
  • A candidate who has an undergraduate GPA of less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale may be granted admission by either of the following two (2) procedures:
    • Obtaining a minimum of 2400 points based on the following formula:
      • The sum of the GRE aptitude scores;
      • GPA x 500; and
      • The sum of the two above identifiers
      • If the applicant has taken the Revised GRE (after August 2011), concordant scores will be used in the admission formula
    • Participating in an interview with the appropriate admission committee

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges