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Fast Facts for School Administrators in Tennessee

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

Salaries for School Administrators in Tennessee

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

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Programs
  • M.Ed. in Educational Administration (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
  • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership in with an Emphasis in K-12 Leadership
  • Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Behavioral Health
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Programs
  • International Education - Doctor of Philosophy in Education
  • Educational Leadership - EdS
  • Instructional Leadership - Doctor of Education
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.
Programs
  • Master of Education in Special Education, specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis

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Programs
  • Online Accelerated Teaching Certification
  • SJU provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts
  • A Jesuit school with 8,415 students in all programs for 2016 grads &undergrads
  • Institutionally Accredited by the MSCHE and the AACSB (Haub School of Business)
  • 96% of 2016 graduates employed, pursuing graduate study or volunteering full time
  • Qualifying students can receive financial assistance with tuition costs
Programs
  • Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design
  • Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Graduate Certificate in E-Learning
  • GW's Master's in Educational Leadership and Administration is a 30-credit master's degree and can be completed in as little as 2 years.
Programs
  • MS in Higher Education - College Administration and Leadership
  • MS in Higher Education - Student Affairs
  • MS in Education (for Existing Teachers Grades K-12)

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Programs
  • EdS Teacher Leadership in Schools
  • MEd Teacher as Instructional Leader

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Programs
  • Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology
  • Geared toward K-12 educators and administrators
  • Saint Mary's University of Minnesota's online Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology pairs technological insights with groundbreaking research
  • so you can architect educational solutions for diverse learners. Explore transforming areas of education such as student-centered learning using technology as a mind tool
  • personalizing learning, and tapping into mindsets to optimize engagement for students and teachers alike.
Programs
  • Master of Education - Higher Education Administration
  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Administration
  • Master of Education - TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
  • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
  • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
  • Online courses help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.
Programs
  • PhD in Educational Leadership
  • Education Specialist in Educational Leadership
  • Allows students to transfer credits from non-U.S. colleges and universities after evaluation.
  • Has students attend one class at a time to ensure easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
  • Its main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale, with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. 
  • Provides a Department of Student Services and Resources that assists students with résumé preparation, interviewing skills coaching, mock interviewing, professional development workshops, and more.

More Tennessee School Administrators Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Clarksville
Masters
9,094
Memphis
Masters
1,874
Lebanon
Masters
1,335
Johnson City
Doctorate & First Professional
13,119
Henderson
Masters
2,011
Cleveland
Masters
4,089
Harrogate
Doctorate
3,255
Nashville
Doctorate
2,744
Murfreesboro
Doctorate
23,246
Collegedale
Masters
2,640
Nashville
Doctorate
9,065
Cookeville
Doctorate
10,321
Chattanooga
Doctorate
623
Knoxville
Doctorate
29,937
Chattanooga
Doctorate
9,558
Martin
Masters
7,171
Nashville
Doctorate
2,286
Jackson
Doctorate
3,235
Memphis
Doctorate & First Professional
20,379
Nashville
Doctorate & First Professional
11,847

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for School Administrators

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:
School Administrators

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

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jackson 130 $71,030
Johnson City 140 $69,770
Cleveland 70 $76,990
Morristown 100 $72,050
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin 1540 $78,480
Knoxville 680 $79,250

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