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Education Specialist with a Specialization in Culture, Cognition, and the Learning Process

School Details

Located in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Middle Tennessee State University began as Middle Tennessee State Normal School in 1911 as a training school for teachers.

MTSU offers certificates, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctorate degrees. The school is made of eight undergraduate colleges and a College of Graduate Studies. The Adult Degree Completion program is available for returning students with prior obligations to earn credit and complete their degree. For the non-traditional student requiring greater flexibility, MTSU supports undergraduate and graduate degrees completely online, as well as hybrid degrees.


Students must have a Masters degree.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges