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Lipscomb University

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Lipscomb University's College of Education prepares educators ready to positively impact students, teachers, and schools through academic excellence, faith, practice, and community service, reflecting ideals of global citizenship. The college is committed to a mission of preparing educators who practice their craft in an exemplary manner, exhibit attitudes and values worthy of imitation, relate to members of all communities in the educational experience, and demonstrate knowledge essential to the profession. College faculty and programs have received numerous grants, professional development partnership requests and recognitions. In 2016, the college was recognized as a Model of Excellence by the Association of Liberal Arts Colleges of Education. Lipscomb's secondary teacher prep program was ranked in the 99th percentile nationally by the National Council on Teacher Quality in their 2017 Teacher Prep Review, with its graduate program in elementary grades named No. 14 nationally. In 2020, the college achieved full CAEP accreditation at the initial and advanced levels, following a history of NCATE accreditation. This provider has a partnership with Teach for America Nashville. Some of the completers reported here also received training from Teach for America Nashville and are reported on that institution's report card as well.

Provider Type

  • Private

Program Levels Offered

  • Baccalaureate

  • Post-Baccalaureate

Endorsement Areas Offered

  • Biology

  • Chemistry

  • Early Childhood Education

  • Economics

  • Elementary Education

  • English

  • English as a Second Language

  • French

  • General Music/Instrumental

  • General Music/Vocal

  • German

  • Gifted Education

  • Government

  • Health and Wellness

  • History

  • Instructional Leader

  • Mathematics

  • Middle Grades Language Arts

  • Middle Grades Mathematics

  • Middle Grades Science

  • Middle Grades Social Science

  • Physical Education

  • Physics

  • Reading Specialist

  • School Counselor

  • Spanish

  • Special Education - Interventionist

  • Theatre

  • Visual Arts

Completer Placement Across Tennessee

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Teachers in 3-Year Cohort: 650

Completers Over Time

What is this metric?

This metric indicates the number of cohort members this provider had in each of the three years included in this report card.

Clinical Practice Type

What is this metric?

This metric reports the breakdown of cohort members based on the type of clinical practice they completed during their program.

Completers In-State

What is this metric?

This metric indicates the percentage of cohort members who report Tennessee as their state of residence.