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Master of Science in Health Promotion

This program emphasizes the methods and skills needed to encourage the adoption and maintenance of healthy habits by individuals, groups, organizations, and communities. The degree is an optimal avenue to advance in your current career or initiate a career in the exciting and growing health promotion field. This 33 hour degree is offered entirely online and can be completed in 16 months.   Read More

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Why hire a University of Memphis Teacher Candidate?

Because they graduate from the University of Memphis’ Ready2Teach Program

Curriculum focuses on Common Core Standards, Formative Assessment, Differentiated Instruction/Assessment, Integration of Technology  & Reality-Based Problem Solving.  Our curriculum is practitioner focused and reflects the real world of teaching.

Yearlong Residency begins when our Partnership Schools begin not when University Classes begin.  Our teacher candidates experience in-service week and the first week students begin school.  Their teaching is formally observed a minimum of 13 times during the course of the Residency. Our candidates are assessed using district assessment instruments.

Partnerships have been developed so our Candidates are placed for one academic year with a PreService Instructive Mentor (PIM) that has demonstrated a positive impact on student achievement and has scored either a 4 or 5 on the teacher evaluation system used in their district.  Our candidates learn how to teach from the best teachers.

edTPA, a nationally scored performance assessment modeled after the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, is a graduation requirement.  Nationally trained scorers from other states assess our candidates’ teaching skills.

Why hire a University of Memphis Teacher Candidate?

 They ARE READY TO TEACH FROM DAY ONE!

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