Tennessee Masters in Education

Tennessee’s division of Accountability, Teaching and Learning is doing its part to encourage the ongoing effectiveness of the state’s educators, and the success of its students. Obtaining a graduate degree in your field of specialty would be one more way of doing your part as a teacher.

The state currently reports a shortage of teachers in the areas of English as a Second Language (ESL), and special education, for grades K-12. Those who continue in their professional development will the best equipped to serve the children of Tennessee.

Find Schools offering Masters Degree Programs in Education

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*

Programs:

  • MS in Education (for Existing Teachers Grades K-12)
  • MA in Teaching (for Aspiring Teachers Grades 5-12)

At South College we welcome students from all different stages of life and career.  Whether you are pursing a degree for the first time, going back to school as an adult learner, or furthering your career with an advanced degree, our faculty and staff will partner with you to give your dreams direction.

Programs:

  • MEd Elementary Education (K-6) Initial Licensure
  • MEd Teacher as Instructional Leader
Locations: Knoxville

Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program. You'll learn new strategies and techniques for your classroom while expanding your knowledge and skills as an educator.

Programs:

  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Social Studies
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Common Core State Standards Instructional Leader
  • M.Ed. in Career and Technical Education
  • And more...
Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University. We offer certificates, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in over 100 programs in a wide variety of subjects.

Programs:

  • M.Ed. Curr & Ins - Dyslexia Studies & LBLD
  • M.Ed. Curriculum Instr - Special Ed
  • M.Ed. Curriculum Instr - Technology
  • And more...

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.  We offer online programs focused on doctoral and master’s degrees in the schools of business and technology management, education, psychology and marriage and family sciences.

 


Programs:

  • MEd - Reading Education
  • Special Education - Master of Education
  • Instructional Leadership - Master of Education
  • And more...

You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.

Programs:

  • Master's (M.Ed.) - Secondary Education
  • Master's (M.Ed.) - Leadership of Educational Organizations
  • Master's (M.Ed.) - Elementary Education
Austin Peay State University
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Arts in Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Mathematics Education
  • Reading Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Educational Leadership
  • Special Education

30 credit hours or 18-24 months

$411/credit hour

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Belmont University
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Education
  • Leadership
  • Reading Specialist
  • English as a Second Language
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education

30-39 credit hours or 12-18 months

$545/credit hour

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Bethel University
  • Master of Arts in Education
  • Elementary Education
  • History Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

36 credit hours or 14-19 months

$398/credit hour

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Carson-Newman College
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Middle Level Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Reading Specialist
  • Educational Leadership
  • Special Education

36 credit hours or 18-24 months

$371/credit hour

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Christian Brothers University
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Science
  • Elementary Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Educational Leadership

32 credit hours or 24 months

$500/credit hour

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East Tennessee State University
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Reading Education
  • Educational Leadership
  • School Counseling
  • Special Education

37 credit hours or 24 months

$350/credit hour

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Freed-Hardeman University
  • Master of Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Administration
  • School Counseling
  • Special Education

30 credit hours or 18-24 months

$520/credit hour

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Johnson University
  • Master of Arts
  • Educational Technology

36 credit hours or 24 months

$260/credit hour

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King College
  • Master of Education
  • General Education

36 credit hours or 18-24 months

$350/credit hour

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Lee University
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Education
  • Special Education
  • Classroom Teaching
  • Educational Leadership

31 credit hours or 18 months

$486/credit hour

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Lincoln Memorial University
  • Master of Education
  • School Counseling
  • Curriculum and Instruction

33 credit hours or 12-18 months

$355/credit hour

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Lipscomb University
  • Master of Education
  • Educational Leadership
  • English Language Learning
  • Instructional Practice
  • Mathematics Education
  • Teaching, Learning, and Leading
  • Special Education

36 credit hours or 24 months

$499/credit hour

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Memphis College of Art
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Art Education

39 credit hours or 24 months

$42,300/year

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Middle Tennessee State University
  • Master of Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • English Education
  • Educational Leadership
  • Special Education

33 credit hours or 12-18 months

$417/credit hour

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Milligan College
  • Master of Education
  • PreK-3
  • Elementary Education
  • Middle Level Education
  • Secondary Education
  • K-12 Arts
  • Physical Education

36 credit hours or 18-24 months

$360/credit hour

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Vanderbilt University
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Biology Education
  • Chemistry Education
  • Earth Science
  • Economics
  • English Education
  • Foreign Languages
  • History Education
  • Latin Education
  • Physics Education
  • Political Science

36 credit hours or 18-24 months

$1,504/credit hour

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South College
  • Master of Education
  • Teacher Leadership

30-36 credit hours or 24 months

$13,200/year

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Southern Adventist University
  • Master of Science
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Literacy Education
  • Outdoor Education

30 credit hours or 12-18 months

$774/credit hour

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Tennessee State University
  • Master of Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Elementary Education
  • Special Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Adult Education
  • Reading Education
  • Educational Technology

32 credit hours or 18-24 months

$405/credit hour

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Trevecca Nazarene University
  • Master of Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership
  • English Learners
  • Library and Information Science
  • Visual Impairments Special Education

36 credit hours or 18-24 months

$772/credit hour

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Union University
  • Master of Arts in Education
  • Master of Education
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Instructional Leadership

32 credit hours or 18-24 months

$405/credit hour

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University of Memphis
  • Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Master of Education
  • Instruction and Curriculum Leadership
  • Elementary Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Special Education

30-46 credit hours or 24 months

$402/credit hour

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University of Tennessee — Chattanooga
  • Master of Education
  • Elementary Education
  • School Leadership
  • Secondary Education
  • Special Education

30 credit hours or 18-24 months

$359/credit hour

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University of Tennessee — Martin
  • Master of Science
  • Counseling
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership

37 credit hours or 18-24 months

$340/credit hour

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