Lincoln Memorial University

Master of Education

Curriculum & Instruction, Instructional Leadership, and Educational Leadership 

To inquire about this program:

 Veronika Dillow| 800.325.0900, ext. 7057 | 

 Kay Lewis| 800.325.0900, ext. 7068 |

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

*The Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership, and Instructional Leadership concentrations are hybrid design programs.


Saturday Class Meetings

See below MEd Meeting Dates beginning Summer 2018

Meeting Dates: Classes meet at each site 8 Saturdays during each semester. Additionally, there are 2 designated online dates that are listed in bold.


Summer 2018

Fall 2018

Spring 2019

Summer 2019

May 12

August 18

January 12

May 11

May 26 - Online

September 8

January 26

May 18

June 2

September 22

February 9

June 1 – Online

June 9

September 29 - Online

February 16 – Online

June 8

June 16

October 6

February 23

June 15

June 30

October 20

March 9

June 29

July 7

October 27 - Online

March 16 – Online

July 6 – Online

July 14

November 3

March 23

July 13

July 21 - Online

November 17

April 13

July 20

July 28

December 1

April 27

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