Top elementary education programs in Tennessee

Advanced degrees in elementary education equip teachers with additional knowledge and skills to better teach elementary-aged students in subjects like math, English, history, and more. These are the top elementary education programs in the U.S. Read more about our ranking methodology here.

Our master’s in elementary education rankings cover 208 of the 279 universities available, accounting for 87% of total student conferrals. Three years after completing their degree, graduates earn a weighted average salary of $49,054.

Read more
Filters

8 Results

  • Education
  • Elementary education
  • Tennessee
  • Clear all filters
Sort By
Earnings
EarningsPlus
Debt
Rankings
Ranking methodology
#1 in Tennessee | #113 in Elementary education nationally

Christian Brothers University

Memphis, Tennessee

Economic score: 0.50

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

View school
Earnings: $44,386

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $8,755

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $27,594

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.62

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#2 in Tennessee | #128 in Elementary education nationally

Trevecca Nazarene University

Nashville, Tennessee

Economic score: 0.55

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

View school
Earnings: $42,843

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $7,212

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $28,269

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.66

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#3 in Tennessee | #130 in Elementary education nationally

East Tennessee State University

Johnson City, Tennessee

Economic score: 0.56

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

View school
Earnings: $43,068

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $7,437

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $29,051

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.67

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#4 in Tennessee | #158 in Elementary education nationally

The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Economic score: 0.64

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

View school
Earnings: $46,148

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $10,517

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $38,122

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.83

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#5 in Tennessee | #187 in Elementary education nationally

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, Tennessee

Economic score: 0.75

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

View school
Earnings: $44,085

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $8,454

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $40,756

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.92

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#6 in Tennessee | #196 in Elementary education nationally

Lee University

Cleveland, Tennessee

Economic score: 0.82

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

View school
Earnings: $39,535

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $3,904

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $36,000

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.91

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Explore more schools without data

Freed-Hardeman University

Henderson, Tennessee

View school

Johnson University

Knoxville, Tennessee

View school