Things move fast in today's classrooms and educators must be adaptable and flexible.
A master’s, education specialist and doctoral degree program prepares those who want to do more. Whether your focus is leadership, technology, or behavior analysis, you’ll be trained in the latest research-based techniques and gain the field experience to put them into practice.
Competitive Scholarships for Educators
As you give back to the community, Lipscomb University wants to give back to you. The College of Education offers significant scholarship opportunities for all types of students. Learn more within each of our programs below.
Enhance your teaching skills through a program tailored to you. Research-based instruction, curriculum, teaching tactics and effective data use will be the foundation of your studies, but the rest are picked by you to fit your educational needs. Use your training to advance both the next generation and your career.
Lead with passion and effectively manage change that results in the highest educational achievements. The coursework in this program will prepare you for administrative endorsement and is grounded in Tennessee Instructional Leadership Standards (TILS).
Behavior doesn’t have to be a barrier to success, and our experiential program equips professionals who understand this. Combining scientific methodology with personal investment, you will be well-prepared to effectively provide effective behavior solutions to clients in various industries.
Open the door of opportunity to a leadership position within a learning organization. Practical, collaborative doctoral research will be a common thread throughout your program along with studies in educational leadership, innovation and organizational change.
Shape the future of education and leave a large-scale impact on countless young lives. Learn from current practitioners who have a wide array of experiences as leaders in the field. Invest in your built-in educational mentorship and job-shadowing opportunities so that you too can be a formative professional.
Learn how to best celebrate and serve the diversity within your classroom. Our program will prepare you to teach students from all linguistic and cultural backgrounds through research-based instructional practices. You will be a crucial part of these unique students’ educational success.
Elevate your teaching credentials with the state-approved employment standards or an endorsement in gifted education. Invest in the intellectually diverse group of students that thrive within accelerated academics. We'll help you take on this opportunity to further the education and growth of gifted students.
Learn to recognize the characteristics and respond to the needs of gifted students in the classroom. Under the innovative vision of our expert faculty, you'll receive the guidance you need to develop and lead advanced academic programs.
Take the lead in facilitating professional development, catalyzing collaboration and welcoming diversity. You’ll learn various models of practice to lead conversations alongside a variety of different audiences. Become set apart in the educational field with your advanced leadership training.
Develop your potential as an educational practitioner through a program designed to meet the needs of the new teacher. You will build on what you already know and continue to practice in order to achieve your goals of becoming an established teacher.
Literacy is the foundation of all learning. Students who read confidently, comprehend deeply and write clearly open doors to worlds of discovery in all content. In the Literacy Graduate Program at Lipscomb University, you will learn how to use research-based practices to positively impact the lives of learners of all ages.
Earn the licensure to make a difference in literacy. With a program that focuses on leadership, collaboration and expertise in the Common Core English and Language Arts Standard, you will do just that. Your guidance will help readers of all ages develop and succeed.
Learn best-practice strategies to walk alongside students as they begin the career exploration process and higher education search. You’ll develop collaborative techniques to reach parents and teachers as well. Begin serving the next generation of leaders and innovators through your build-in practicums and internships.
Engage in an evidence-based program that benefits students with disabilities far beyond the classroom. Whichever concentration you choose, you will be trained to develop impactful individualized education programs geared towards their success.
As a new teacher, there is great value in having a support system of veteran teachers and experienced professors. Practice alongside of them as they assist you in developing your approaches to the classroom and discovering your potential as an educational professional.
In the ever-changing digital world, it’s difficult to understand and capitalize on all of the technological opportunities within the classroom. Here, you’ll learn how to facilitate greater learning and enhance the educational experience through technology while simultaneously preparing your students to engage in the digital world beyond the classroom.