Student Success and Advising Services

Welcome to the College of Education !

Our goal is to promote successful transitions for undergraduates who wish to pursue licensure tracks in early childhood, elementary, middle school, and special education within the College of Education. Academic advising is the best way to enroll in the appropriate courses for a chosen major and stay on the fastest graduation track. Scroll through the below information to find your next steps. 

PLEASE NOTE: Advising centers are open for in-person meetings.  Appointments via Zoom, phone and email are still encouraged. Go to the "Who is My Advisor" page to determine whom to meet with, and then click the blue icon to the right to schedule an appointment. 

 

Undergraduates

Current & Prospective Students can click here to discover who their advisor is or will be. To schedule an advising appointment, click the blue icon at the top right-side of this page. 

New Freshmen register for CUSTOMS, MTSU's orientation program. CUSTOMS is offered throughout the summer as a two-day event for those admitted in fall semesters, and a one-day event in December for those admitted in spring semesters. CUSTOMS provides students and their families an opportunity to experience all of MTSU's academic and student services programs. For further information, please contact the CUSTOMS Orientation Office or call 615-898-5533. 

New Transfers register for CUSTOMS, MTSU's orientation program. CUSTOMS is offered throughout the summer as a one-day event for those admitted in fall semesters, and in November/December for those admitted in spring semesters. CUSTOMS provides students an opportunity to experience all of MTSU's academic and student services programs. For further information, please contact the CUSTOMS Orientation Office or call 615-898-5533.

Licensure Pathways After Graduation

If you already have your B.A. or B.S. and are interested in obtaining a teaching license, contact the Office of Professional Laboratory Experiences at (615) 898-2485. Read about licensure options such as our Post-Baccalaureate program offered at MTSU.

Licensure via Graduate Programs

Read about graduate programs offered within the College of Education by clicking here. Please direct any questions to the respective department or program's faculty advisor. Contact information can be found in the site provided.   

What to Expect from Academic Advising

  • Ask specific questions about degree requirements, teacher licensure, and course issues
  • Review MTSU transcripts of completed courses to discuss requirements
  • Seek out information about academic departments and candidacy
  • Receive answers to questions regarding the University community

What Not to Expect from Academic Advising

  • Financial Aid assistance 
  • Course advising for other majors
  • University admission questions/concerns
  • Course transfer advising prior to MTSU admission

 

We welcome the opportunity to assist in the completion of your educational & career goals.