Tennessee Clergy: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Clergy in Tennessee

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Fast Facts for Clergy in Tennessee

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Knoxville
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: and Memphis
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: and Knoxville

Salaries for Clergy in Tennessee

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: and Knoxville

Schools for Clergy in Tennessee are listed below.

Selected Clergy Schools in Tennessee

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Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

  • Programs: Master of Theology, Master of Theology - History of Christianity*, Master of Divinity - History of Christianity, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Liberal Studies, BS in Liberal Studies Leadership
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MAR: Evangelism & Church Planting, M.Div: Leadership, MA Theological Studies: Theology, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Associate of Arts in Christian Ministry - Biblical Studies, Master of Arts in Ministry - Practical Theology, Master of Arts in Ministry - Pastoral Care and Counseling, more...
  • Degrees: Associate, Master, Bachelor
Argosy University
Nashville, Phoenix

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Programs: Liberal Arts (BA) (Online), Liberal Arts (BA)
  • Degrees: Bachelor
South College

Get the skills you need to pursue your dreams at South College, located in Knoxville.

  • Programs: CERT Public Admin for CMJ Professionals
  • Degrees: Certificate
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More Tennessee Clergy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Belmont University Nashville Doctorate & First Professional 4,742
Bethel College McKenzie McKenzie Masters 2,155
Carson-Newman College Jefferson City Masters 2,012
Crichton College Memphis Bachelor 1,007
Emmanuel School of Religion Johnson City Doctorate 118
Free Will Baptist Bible College Nashville Bachelor 324
Freed-Hardeman University Henderson Masters 2,011
Hiwassee College Madisonville Associate 434
Johnson Bible College Knoxville Masters 901
King College Bristol Masters 1,515
Lambuth University Jackson Bachelor 751
Lee University Cleveland Masters 4,089
Lipscomb University Nashville Doctorate 2,744
Martin Methodist College Pulaski Bachelor 924
Maryville College Maryville Bachelor 1,176
Memphis Theological Seminary Memphis Doctorate & First Professional 278
Milligan College Milligan College Masters 1,006
Rhodes College Memphis Masters 1,697
Sewanee: The University of the South Sewanee Doctorate & First Professional 1,561
Southern Adventist University Collegedale Masters 2,640
Temple Baptist Seminary Chattanooga Doctorate 122
Tennessee Temple University Chattanooga Doctorate 623
Tennessee Wesleyan College Athens Bachelor 861
The University of Tennessee Knoxville Doctorate 29,937
Trevecca Nazarene University Nashville Doctorate 2,286
Union University Jackson Doctorate 3,235
Vanderbilt University Nashville Doctorate & First Professional 11,847

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Clergy

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Tennessee. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Clergy relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Knoxville 60 $42670 0.47
Nashville 150 $40670 0.47
Davidson 150 $40670 0.47
Murfreesboro 150 $40670 0.47
Franklin 150 $40670 0.47
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