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Belmont’s College of Education prepares and equips teacher candidates from diverse backgrounds to become effective, culturally responsive educators and leaders, and committed advocates for children, families, and communities.

The College of Education's faculty and staff embrace Belmont’s vision that “empowers men and women of diverse backgrounds to engage and transform the world” as educators and leaders of educational organizations who champion equity, opportunity and dignity for all.

The College of Education's graduate programs combine classroom academic preparation with hands-on field experience, tailored to the needs and aspirations of individual graduate students. Graduate programs are customized to meet students' academic and professional objectives within the realistic confines of the busy lives of working professionals.

Teacher Certification Programs

Belmont’s teacher education programs are approved by the Tennessee Department of Education, and accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation through the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) legacy visit of 2014. Belmont University offers multiple graduate degrees and post-baccalaureate teacher certification options, including teacher licensure in early childhood education, elementary education, secondary (6-12) content areas, including world languages.

Master of Arts in Teaching

Master of Education Program

A Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree provides leadership skills and knowledge for practical application in the field of education. Courses are designed for the working professional. Become the stronger leader that you have always wanted to be and advance your career today. For questions about our programs, please contact Dr. Amanda Nelms. To apply for admission, click here.

Medical Insurance Requirement for Graduate Students

All Belmont graduate students must have an active medical insurance policy in place while a student at Belmont. For questions, please contact Roslian Humphrey.