Lincoln Memorial University

Master of Education

Curriculum & Instruction, Instructional Leadership, and Educational Leadership 

To inquire about this program:

Instructional Leadership and Educational Leadership | Kay Lewis| 800.325.0900, ext. 7068 |
Curriculum & Instruction | Karen Bowling | 800.325.0900, ext. 7057 |

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 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
  • Three years successful educational experience
  • Basic computer skills
  • A completed Recommendation for Consideration by a practicing administrator
  • Completed the application process

Master of Education Saturday Cohort Program

The Master of Education Saturday Cohort Program is a 33-semester hour program designed to extend and expand the candidate’s level of professional competence beyond that attained at the bachelor’s level, to bring the candidate up to date on matters relevant to the field of specialization, to stimulate the candidate to read and understand research in the field of specialization, and to prepare the candidate for leadership roles. The program includes relevant academic content courses with extensive embedded field experiences. Candidates enter and move through the program as a cohort, engaging in individual and group projects resulting in a cohesive professional learning community. Programs are available in the following majors:

  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Instructional Leadership with Licensure
  • Educational Leadership


Saturday Class Meetings

Saturdays 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  Chattanooga & Harrogate Cedar Bluff & Kingsport
May 21, June 4, June 18,
July 2, July 16, July 23
May 14, May 28, June 11, June 25, July 9, July 16
Aug 27, Sept 10, Sept 24, Oct 8, Oct 22,
Nov 5, Nov 19, Dec 3, Dec 17
Aug 20, Sept 10, Sept 24, Oct 8, Oct 22,
Nov 5, Nov 12, Dec 3
Jan 7, Jan 21, Feb 4, Feb 18,
Mar 4, Mar 18, April 1, April 15, May 13
Jan 14, Jan 28, Feb 11, Feb 25,
Mar 11, Mar 26, Apr 8, April 22, May 13
May 20, June 3, June 17, June 24,
July 8, July 27
May 20, June 3, June 17, June 24,
July 8, July 15, July 27


Go to the Carter and Moyers School of Education home page.


423.869.3611 | 800.325.0900
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752