Secondary Education-History

Educate the next generation.

A degree in secondary education opens so many doors not just for you, but also for all of the young students you will teach. The education program at UT Martin prepares future teachers with the ability to communicate with, educate, inspire and guide the students they will have in the classroom through a wide variety of courses geared towards student success and understanding. Through developing specialized concentrations, such as history, education majors who graduate from UT Martin are ready to teach the next generation of responsible citizens to lead and serve in a diverse world.

Program Highlights

Career Opportunities

  • Classroom Teacher (History)
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Educational Consultant
  • Standardized Test Creator

Academic Program Requirements

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“UT Martin has such a close-knit community surrounding the campus and it offers so many opportunities within the classroom as well as outside the classroom. There are always events planned for everyone attending UT Martin, so there is always something to do. ”
Bentley Gordon
Bentley Gordon

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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.
UT Martin offers an intimate learning environment with a low student/faculty ratio.
UT Martin students’ satisfaction with their entire educational experience ranked first in the latest survey among Tennessee public universities.
Percentage of UT Martin alumni residing in Tennessee after graduating.


The University of Tennessee at Martin is a vibrant learning community that combines big-school opportunities with a friendly, small-town feel. Take advantage of top-quality academics that will give you the support you need to soar.

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