Graduate Education Programs

Carson-Newman University

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Our mission as Christian educators is to help our students reach their full potential as educated citizens and worldwide servant-leaders.

MEd in Curriculum and Instruction

Hybrid or Online | 20 Months

MEd with Coaching emphasis

Hybrid or Online | 20 Months

MEd with Reading Specialist emphasis

Offers Certificate | Hybrid or Online | 20 Months

MEd with Special Education emphasis

Offers Certificate | Hybrid or Online | 20 Months

MEd with emphasis in Teaching ESL

Offers Certificate | Hybrid or Online | 20 Months

MEd in Educational Leadership

Offers Certificate | Hybrid or Online | 20 Months

Administrator’s License Specialization

Offers Certificate | Online | 20 Months

EdS in Administrative Leadership

Offers Certificate | Online | 2 Years

EdD in Administrative Leadership

Offers Certificate | Online | 3 Years

Post-Graduate FAQ

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Program Highlights

  • Designed for full-time educators
  • Summer and holiday breaks
  • Programs with licensure have a 100% pass rate on state exams
  • Cohort format providing accountability from classmates
  • Small class rosters for individualized attention
  • No weekend classes
  • Transfer credits considered for all degree programs
  • Full access to school library and campus resources

Tuition & Aid

  • Financial aid, Stafford Loans and "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, High-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
  • Ranked #4 in Tennessee for online degree programs by OnlineDegrees.com

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