Graduates at graduation

COE Graduate Programs

A degree from the College of Education prepares you to be an excellent educator, counselor, researcher, leader, or administrator. A degree from the College of Education at the UofM shows that you are equipped to lead, to solve real-world problems, and to work with students in the city of Memphis, throughout the Mid-south, and around the world. Explore the degrees the COE offers and find out how you can be Driven by Excellence.

Graduate Students

Visit the Graduate Studies Office> page to learn about graduation requirements, policies, and procedures. For questions about applying, visit the Graduate School Application page>.

New graduate students must apply to the Graduate School to be admitted to our graduate programs. Students not seeking a degree or graduate certificate, must apply to the Graduate School as graduate non-degree student before enrolling in our graduate courses.

Graduate students seeking advising should contact the department of their major, with the exception of MAT students. If you are an MAT student, please contact Ms. LaRuth Lofties at llofties@memphis.edu.

The COE offers the following graduate degrees:
Master of Science
Master of Arts in Teaching

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COE Programs by Department

Counseling, Educational Psychology & Research

Interested in school counseling or educational research? Click on each degree program to learn more. 

Instruction and Curriculum Leadership

Interested in teaching at the K-12 level or instructional design? Click on each degree program to learn more. 


Interested in being a K-12 administrator or researching or administrating in higher and adult education?
View Leadership programs to learn more>.

  • School Administration and Supervision (MS)
  • Student Personnel (MS)
  • Adult Education (EdD)
  • Educational Leadership (EdD)
  • Higher Education (EdD)
  • Policy Studies (EdD)