Education Integrated Studies: Pre-K to Grade 3

Be an instrumental figure in early childhood education.

The integrated studies PreK-3 program prepares teachers in the theory and content of early childhood education. Emphasis is placed on understanding and implementing developmentally appropriate programs and preparing to teach the full range of subjects: English/language arts, science, social studies and mathematics in inclusive classroom settings for children with and without disabilities. Candidates who complete this program earn licensure in PreK-3. Teacher licensure is accredited at both the state and national levels through the Tennessee State Board of Education and the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

Program Highlights

Career Opportunities

  • Children's Services Coordinator
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Individual Family Service Plan Coordinator
  • PreK-3 Teacher
  • Special Education PreK-3 Teacher

Academic Program Requirements

Take the next step in your path to UT Martin.
“My favorite thing about UT Martin would be the atmosphere. It’s the small town community in a college setting, the professors know you by name and they know your interests and strengths. ”
Tinley Winn
Tinley Winn
Integrated Studies Pre K-3

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Because we’re part of the University of Tennessee System, UT Martin allows you to take advantage of one of the lowest costs of attendance in the state. And with small class sizes and low student-to-teacher ratios, you won’t just be another face in the crowd—you’ll be a valued member of the Skyhawk community.
of UT Martin graduates are employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation.
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UT Martin students’ satisfaction with their entire educational experience ranked first in the latest survey among Tennessee public universities.


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Department of Educational Studies
Dr. Clinton Smith, Chair
240 Gooch Hall
The University of Tennessee at Martin
Martin, TN 38238