To inquire about this program:
Lisa Horton| 800.325.0900, ext. 7057 | [email protected]
Kay Lewis| 800.325.0900, ext. 7068 | [email protected]
Curriculum and Instruction
The purpose of the major in Curriculum and Instruction is to provide opportunities for students to develop new skills, update knowledge, and engage in professional development. The program will provide opportunities for candidates to explore their roles as teachers in a changing society and to continue to develop their skills in working with school-age students. Students with this major normally are licensed teachers. The degree requirements include 33 semester credit hours of successful coursework. A Program of Study must be filed, after official written notification of admission to graduate studies has been received.
The Instructional Leadership Licensure Program
The IL major is suitable for candidates, the state required amount of teaching experience that are seeking to obtain Leadership Licensure. Additionally, the candidate will develop the necessary leadership skills in an education environment that focus on leading and developing teachers at either the building or district level. This focus provides the necessary tools to increase teachers’ effectiveness, instructional strategies, and student assessment. The degree requirements include 33 semester credit hours of successful coursework. A Program of Study must be filed, after official written notification of admission to graduate studies has been received.
The program is designed to license school administrators based on State Board policy and standards. In order to be eligible for the program, a candidate must have:
- A valid Tennessee Teacher License
- State required educational experience
- Basic computer skills
- A completed Recommendation for Consideration by a practicing administrator
- Completed the application process
Educational Leadership: NOT leading to Initial Tennessee Leadership Licensure
The EL major is suitable for candidates already holding Leadership Licensure, out-of-state candidates, higher education personnel, practitioners seeking improvement with best practices in organizational leadership, innovative strategic school improvement, organizational alignment, and data collection and analysis to improve the overall school community. The degree requirements include 33 semester credit hours of successful coursework. A Program of Study must be filed, after official written notification of admission to graduate studies has been received.
Master of Education Online Cohort Program
Professionals enrolled in the LMU Master of Education program engage in exploration of current topics, and embark on pathways to meet their career and personal goals. The Master of Education program includes relevant academic content courses with extensive embedded clinical experiences resulting in a strong theory into practice instructional model. Candidates enter and move through the program as an online cohort, engaging in current research related to individual interests
The MEd classes are all offered on-line to accommodate our busy, professional students. We also offer the option of meeting with our faculty up to three times per semester at times and locations most convenient for the student. This time will not include lecture, instead just provide the student an opportunity to build a relationship with their professors and have any questions answered on a one-on-one basis.