Tennessee Preschool Teachers: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Preschool Teachers in Tennessee

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Fast Facts for Preschool Teachers in Tennessee

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

Salaries for Preschool Teachers in Tennessee

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Morristown, Cleveland and Chattanooga

Schools for Preschool Teachers in Tennessee are listed below.

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

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

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. - Program Specialist in Early Childhood Specialist, M.Ed. Teaching and Learning - Elementary Education , MA in Teaching - Elementary Education, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Associate

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

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

  • Programs: Instructional Design & Technology
  • Degrees: Master

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At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.

  • Programs: Master's (M.Ed.) - Instructional Design and Technology, Master's (M.Ed.) - Curriculum and Instruction for Educators
  • Degrees: Master

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You’ve found Ashford University, where school comes to you

  • Programs: AA/Early Childhood Education, MA/Education - Child Development, MA/Education - Early Childhood Education, more...
  • Degrees: Associate, Master, Bachelor

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: Early Childhood Education - EdS, Early Childhood Education - PhD in Education, Early Childhood Education - Doctor of Education, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program.

  • Programs: M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Curriculum & Instruction: Early Childhood Education, M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Social Studies, M.Ed. in Career and Technical Education, 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 Preschool Teacher Training Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Carson-Newman College Jefferson City Masters 2,012
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
Le Moyne-Owen College Memphis Bachelor 592
Lee University Cleveland Masters 4,089
Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro Doctorate 23,246
Milligan College Milligan College Masters 1,006
Tennessee State University Nashville Doctorate 9,065
Tennessee Technological University Cookeville Doctorate 10,321
Tennessee Wesleyan College Athens Bachelor 861
Tusculum College Greeneville Masters 2,605
Union University Jackson Doctorate 3,235
Vanderbilt University Nashville Doctorate & First Professional 11,847

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Preschool 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:
Preschool Teachers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Preschool 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 130 $32180 0.77
Johnson City 50 $35920 0.27
Cleveland 0 $20120 0
Knoxville 1020 $21680 1.02
Morristown 110 $33340 1
Nashville 2910 $21850 1.23
Davidson 2910 $21850 1.23
Murfreesboro 2910 $21850 1.23
Franklin 2910 $21850 1.23
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