Tennessee Elementary Education Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Elementary School Teachers in Tennessee

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Fast Facts for Elementary School Teachers in Tennessee

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Cleveland, Clarksville and Memphis
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chattanooga, Knoxville and Morristown
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Memphis, Knoxville and Chattanooga

Salaries for Elementary School Teachers in Tennessee

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Clarksville, Chattanooga and Memphis

Schools for Elementary School Teachers in Tennessee are listed below.

Selected Elementary School Teacher Training Schools in Tennessee

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

  • Programs: MS in Education (for Existing Teachers Grades K-12), Undergraduate in Early Childhood, Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Administration, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education*
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Elementary Mathematics - Additional Endorsement - Certificate
  • Degrees: Certificate

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: M.Ed. Teaching and Learning - Elementary Education , MA in Teaching - Elementary Education, MA Teaching: Middle Grades, more...
  • Degrees: Master

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

  • Programs: Doctor of Management – Higher Education Teaching and Learning
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Advance your teaching career with an online master's degree from University of Southern California Rossier School of Education.

  • Programs: Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Degrees: Master

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: E-Learning - EdS, Global Training and Development - EdS, International Education - EdS, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate, Master

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Early Childhood Education (MEd plus Certification) - Online, Early Childhood Education (Certificate Only) - Online, Early Childhood Education (Master of Education) - Online, more...
  • Degrees: Certificate, Master

Concordia University, Nebraska offers accredited Master of Education and Master of Science degree programs online to help advance your career and become a transformative leader.

  • Programs: M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, M.Ed. In Curriculum and Instruction with Instructional Technology Leadership Emphasis, M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction with Curriculum Supervisor Certification, more...
  • Degrees: Master
South College

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

  • Programs: BS Elementary Education , MEd Elementary Education (K-6) Initial Licensure, AS Teaching
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master, Associate
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More Tennessee Elementary School Teacher Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Aquinas College Nashville Bachelor 857
Austin Peay State University Clarksville Masters 9,094
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
Cumberland University Lebanon Masters 1,335
East Tennessee State University Johnson City Doctorate & First Professional 13,119
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
Lambuth University Jackson Bachelor 751
Lincoln Memorial University Harrogate Doctorate 3,255
Lipscomb University Nashville Doctorate 2,744
Martin Methodist College Pulaski Bachelor 924
Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro Doctorate 23,246
Northeast State Technical Community College Blountville Associate 5,237
Southern Adventist University Collegedale Masters 2,640
Tennessee State University Nashville Doctorate 9,065
Tennessee Technological University Cookeville Doctorate 10,321
Tennessee Temple University Chattanooga Doctorate 623
Tennessee Wesleyan College Athens Bachelor 861
The University of Tennessee Knoxville Doctorate 29,937
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Chattanooga Doctorate 9,558
The University of Tennessee-Martin Martin Masters 7,171
Trevecca Nazarene University Nashville Doctorate 2,286
Tusculum College Greeneville Masters 2,605
Union University Jackson Doctorate 3,235
University of Memphis Memphis Doctorate & First Professional 20,379
Vanderbilt University Nashville Doctorate & First Professional 11,847

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Elementary School Teachers

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:
Elementary School Teachers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Elementary School Teachers 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


Jackson 690 $43780 1.11
Johnson City 870 $46590 1.14
Cleveland 530 $47510 1.18
Knoxville 3380 $47000 0.9
Morristown 450 $43960 1.09
Nashville 7930 $50060 0.9
Davidson 7930 $50060 0.9
Murfreesboro 7930 $50060 0.9
Franklin 7930 $50060 0.9
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