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Earn Your Master's Degree

In your area one night a week OR online.

Master's Programs Offered:

 

Post-Graduate Programs Offered (online only - call for availability):

Want to learn more about these programs? Go to an information meeting:Upcoming Meetings

Class Locations

Class Meets in Your Area or Online

Class Locations:

  • Chattanooga
  • Clarksville
  • Franklin
  • Gallatin
  • Jackson
  • Knoxville
  • McMinnville
  • Memphis
  • Morristown
  • Murfreesboro
  • Nashville
  • Smoky Mountains
  • Tri-Cities
  • Online

Program Highlights

Program Highlights

  • Face-to-face classes meet one night per week, same night for the entire program
  • No weekend classes
  • Accelerated hybrid format - can be completed in as little as 18 months
  • Finish one course every 8 weeks
  • Course make-up options available if scheduling conflicts occur
  • No thesis required, action research project in lieu of thesis
  • Online format available

Want to learn more about the doctoral programs? Visit the FAQ page. Doctoral FAQ

Affordable Tuition for Teachers

  • Financial aid, Stafford Loans & "pay as you go" plans available
  • Student loan payments may be deferred until program completion
  • Teacher Loan Forgiveness of up to $5,000 is available for teachers who teach for five years in low-income schools and meet other requirements
  • TEACH Grant Program provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to students who are completing coursework towards certain high-need fields

 

*The repayment example set forth above is for illustrative purposes only and was calculated based on a standard amortization Federal Stafford Loan assuming a loan amount of $14,040, a payment term of 10 years, and a fixed interest rate equal to 6.0%. Loan amount of $14,040 is based on the total tuition for the Master’s of Education in Educational Leadership degree for the 2018-2019 school year. Your total loan amount may vary based on program selection. The loan calculator used in this example is available at www.studentaid.ed.gov. It is your responsibility to verify your eligibility by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at www.fafsa.ed.gov. All loans are subject to federal student aid guidelines. The actual interest rate may change periodically based on federal regulations. If you elect to defer payments until graduation, loan interest may accrue during deferment.

Accreditation

Accredited Quality Programs

  • Carson-Newman University is a non-profit university that is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Bachelor’s, Master’s, Ed. Specialist and Doctoral degrees
  • Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Approved by the State Board of Education of Tennessee
Commission on Teacher Credentialing
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Earn Your Graduate Degree

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Post-Graduate Programs Offered (online only - call for availability):

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Want to learn more about these programs? Go to an information meeting:Upcoming Meetings

Face-to-Face Classes Conducted In or Near Your School

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Master's Program Highlights

  • Face-to-face classes meet one night per week, same night for the entire program
  • No weekend classes
  • Accelerated hybrid format - complete in as little as 18 months
  • Finish one course every 8 weeks
  • Course make-up options available if scheduling conflicts occur
  • No thesis required, action research project in lieu of thesis
  • Online format available

Want to learn more about the Post-Graduate programs? Visit the FAQ page. Post-Graduate FAQ

 

Affordable Tuition for Teachers

  • Financial aid, Stafford Loans & "pay as you go" plans available
  • Student loan payments may be deferred until program completion
  • Teacher Loan Forgiveness of up to $5,000 is available for teachers who teach for five years in low-income schools and meet other requirements
  • TEACH Grant Program provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to students who are completing coursework towards certain high-need fields

Accredited Quality Programs

  • Carson-Newman University is a non-profit university that is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Bachelor’s, Master’s, Ed. Specialist and Doctoral degrees
  • Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Approved by the State Board of Education of Tennessee
Commission on Teacher Credentialing

 

 

 

 

*The repayment example set forth above is for illustrative purposes only and was calculated based on a standard amortization Federal Stafford Loan assuming a loan amount of $14,040, a payment term of 10 years, and a fixed interest rate equal to 6.6%. Loan amount of $14,040 is based on the total tuition for the Master’s of Education in Educational Leadership degree for the 2018-2019 school year. Your total loan amount may vary based on program selection. The loan calculator used in this example is available at www.studentaid.ed.gov. It is your responsibility to verify your eligibility by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at www.fafsa.ed.gov. All loans are subject to federal student aid guidelines. The actual interest rate may change periodically based on federal regulations. If you elect to defer payments until graduation, loan interest may accrue during deferment.