Teaching Schools In Tennessee

Tennessee has 45 accredited teaching schools where teaching faculty who teach teaching classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of teaching and teaching training in Tennessee, which includes teaching training at the following levels:

  • Teaching Certificate
  • Associates degree in Teaching
  • Bachelors degree in Teaching
  • Masters degree in Teaching
  • PhD degree in Teaching


Schools

  1. Aquinas College in Nashville

    4210 Harding Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37205

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  2. Austin Peay State University

    601 College St, Clarksville, Tennessee 37044

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  3. Belmont University

    1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37212-3757

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  4. Bethel University in McKenzie

    325 Cherry Ave, McKenzie, Tennessee 38201

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  5. Bryan College in Dayton

    721 Bryan Drive, Dayton, Tennessee 37321-7000

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  6. Carson-Newman College

    1646 S Russell Ave, Jefferson City, Tennessee 37760

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  7. Chattanooga State Community College

    4501 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37406-1097

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  8. Cumberland University

    One Cumberland Square, Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

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  9. Lipscomb University

    One University Park Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37204-3951

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  10. East Tennessee State University

    807 University Pky, Johnson City, Tennessee 37614-0000

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  11. Fisk University

    1000 17th Ave North, Nashville, Tennessee 37208-4501

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  12. Free Will Baptist Bible College

    3606 West End Ave, Nashville, Tennessee 37205-0117

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  13. Freed-Hardeman University

    158 E Main St, Henderson, Tennessee 38340-2399

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  14. Hiwassee College

    225 Hiwassee College Drive, Madisonville, Tennessee 37354-4001

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  15. Tennessee Technology Center at Hohenwald

    813 West Main, Hohenwald, Tennessee 38462-2201

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  16. Johnson Bible College

    7900 Johnson Dr, Knoxville, Tennessee 37998

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  17. King College

    1350 King College Rd, Bristol, Tennessee 37620-2699

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  18. South College

    3904 Lonas Road, Knoxville, Tennessee 37909-0000

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  19. Lambuth University

    705 Lambuth Boulevard, Jackson, Tennessee 38301

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  20. Lane College

    545 Lane Ave, Jackson, Tennessee 38301-4598

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  21. Le Moyne-Owen College

    807 Walker Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38126-6595

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  22. Lee University

    1120 N Ocoee St, Cleveland, Tennessee 37311

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  23. Lincoln Memorial University

    6965 Cumberland Gap Pky, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752-9900

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  24. Martin Methodist College

    433 West Madison Street, Pulaski, Tennessee 38478-2799

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  25. Maryville College

    502 E Lamar Alexander Pky, Maryville, Tennessee 37804-5907

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  26. Memphis College of Art

    1930 Poplar Ave, Memphis, Tennessee 38104-2764

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  27. University of Memphis

    Memphis, Tennessee 38152

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  28. Victory University

    255 N Highland, Memphis, Tennessee 38111-1375

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  29. Middle Tennessee State University

    1301 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132

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  30. Milligan College

    1 Blowers Blvd., Milligan College, Tennessee 37682

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  31. Southern Adventist University

    4881 Taylor Cir, Collegedale, Tennessee 37315-0370

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  32. Tennessee Wesleyan College

    204 East College Street, Athens, Tennessee 37303

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  33. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

    615 McCallie Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37403-2598

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  34. The University of Tennessee

    527 Andy Holt Tower, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996

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  35. The University of Tennessee-Martin

    University Street, Martin, Tennessee 38238-0002

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  36. Tennessee State University

    3500 John Merritt Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37209-1561

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  37. Tennessee Technological University

    1 William L. Jones Drive, Cookeville, Tennessee 38505-0001

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  38. Tennessee Temple University

    1815 Union Ave, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37404

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  39. Trevecca Nazarene University

    333 Murfreesboro Rd, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

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  40. Northeast State Community College

    2425 Hwy 75, Blountville, Tennessee 37617-0246

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  41. Tusculum College

    60 Shiloh Road, Greeneville, Tennessee 37743

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  42. Union University

    1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697

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  43. Vanderbilt University

    2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee 37240

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  44. University of Phoenix-Memphis Campus

    65 Germantown Ct Ste 100, Cordova, Tennessee 38018-7290

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  45. University of Phoenix-Chattanooga Campus

    1208 Pointe Centre Dr, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421-3983

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Tennessee Vs. National Teaching Employment

Tennessee 78,100
National 4,078,490

Of all of the teaching professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Tennessee state.

Employment Growth for Teaching professionals In Tennessee

68,250 66,060 73,310 74,370 74,230
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
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Teaching is a growing field in Tennessee. In Tennessee, 5,980 more teaching professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of teaching has grown by 9% in Tennessee. This growth is faster than the change in the number of teaching professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of teaching professionals has shrunk by 6% from 2006 to 2010.

Teaching VS. All Professions salaries in Tennessee

$49,747 $54,323 $54,387 $54,116 $54,748
$40,013 $42,768 $44,223 $45,004 $44,949
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Teaching
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of teaching professionals is growing, the salaries paid to teaching professionals are increasing in Tennessee. Teaching professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $49,747 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $54,748 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Teaching professionals in Tennessee

10th percentile
$29,135
25th percentile
$36,877
50th percentile
$51,034
75th percentile
$66,291
90th percentile
$86,432

Thus, there was a 9% growth in teaching professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 197% pay differential between the highest paid teaching professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of teaching in Tennessee.

Average Salaries for Teaching professionals and related professions in Tennessee

Early Childhood Education
$38,415
Educational Leadership
$65,098
Elementary Education
$51,880
Special Education
$46,133
Teaching
$53,882

In Tennessee, teaching professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Teaching programs available for each degree type for all schools in Tennessee

associate
8
bachelor
212
master
51
doctor
1
Certificate
19
Total291

The number of students graduating from the 45 accredited teaching schools in Tennessee is increasing. In 2006 there were 1,907 teaching graduates from teaching courses in Tennessee and in 2010 there were 2,137 graduates.

This represents a 12% increase in the number of teaching degree or certificate school graduates in Tennessee state. 73% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in teaching.

Teaching Faculty Salaries in Tennessee

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