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students taught by Lipscomb-trained teachers every day

of the NCTQ nationally ranked secondary teaching prep programs

our graduates have been recognized among the best teachers in the state

Discover the graduate programs at Lipscomb University’s College of Education. Our master's and doctoral degrees as well as certificate programs produce educators who are driven by service and lead with integrity. Lipscomb educators make a difference every day in the lives of students throughout Tennessee, across the country and around the world.

  • Largest private preparer of educators in Tennessee
  • One of the most effective teacher preparation programs by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission
  • 15th best value in the nation by the National Council on Teacher Quality

You can choose from 15 graduate education programs that are designed for career advancement, including certificates and our master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees.

  • Administrative Licensure, Certificate
  • Applied Behavior Analysis, M.S., Certificate
  • Doctor of Education
  • Educational Leadership, M.Ed., Ed.S.
  • English Language Learning, Certificate, M.Ed., Ed.S.
  • Gifted Education, Endorsement, Employment Standard
  • Gifted Education and Advanced Academics, M.Ed., Ed.S.
  • Instructional Coaching, Certificate, M.Ed., Ed.S.
  • Instructional Practice, M.Ed.
  • Reading Specialty, Certificate, M.Ed., Ed.S.
  • School Counseling, M.Ed., Ed.S
  • Special Education, Certificate, License, M.Ed.
  • Teacher Licensure
  • Teaching, Learning and Leading, M.Ed., Ed.S.
  • Technology Integration, Certificate, M.Ed., Ed.S.

Accordingly, full-time educators are eligible for an In-Service Educator Scholarship:



discount for licensure, certificate and master’s degree students

discount for specialist and doctoral degree students

“At Lipscomb, I found tremendous community with the faculty and staff, friendship with my fellow students and an abundance of career opportunities. I quickly realized that being a student in the College of Education was going to be a gateway into incredible opportunities for my career down the road.”

Addison Groves ’17

Ready to start your career as an effective and compassionate educational leader? Request more information about Lipscomb’s College of Education graduate programs.


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