Jul 19, 2024  
2024-2025 Graduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Graduate Catalog

Educator Job Embedded, Graduate Certificate

General Program Information

Cynthia Chambers, Ph.D., Associate Dean of Educator Preparation
322 Warf Pickel

Clemmer College of Education and Human Development offers a Certificate in Job-Embedded that provides coursework directed at clinical practice in the field. This certificate program allows candidates who have completed all initial licensure program coursework, with the exception of Residency II and Seminar, and Praxis content examinations for the licensure area to fulfill the remaining licensure requirements including a clinical practice and seminar. Upon completion of the requirements of the graduate certificate in Educator Job Embedded, the candidate will be recommended for full completion of teacher licensure requirements for the specified endorsement with the Tennessee Department of Education.

Program Admission Requirements

In addition to Graduate Studies requirements, admission to the Educator Job Embedded Graduate Certificate includes the following requirements:

  1. Completion of all initial licensure course requirements with the exception of Residency II
  2. A minimum overall GPA of 2.75 from a completed baccalaureate degree program in the area in which licensure is being sought
  3. Passing Praxis Content Examination scores for the licensure area which have been officially received by ETSU and are required in accordance with state policy, or a bachelor’s degree in the licensure area from ETSU.
  4. Intent to hire agreement from an area school district

Articulation Agreement

A student who completes the Graduate Certificate in Job Embedded and later wishes to pursue the Master’s programs in Curriculum and Instruction or Advanced Studies in Special Education may transfer the certificate credits into the master’s degree with approval of the degree graduate coordinator and the School of Graduate Studies. All transfer credit, however, must meet GPA requirements and must be within the six-year matriculation limits.

Educator Job Embedded Graduate Certificate Requirements: 12 credits

Required Courses 12 credits
Total  12 credits


Required Courses: 12 credits