Lifelong Learning

Memphis colleges, universities and technical schools are consistently cited among the top schools in America. From the prestigious Rhodes College to the Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality at the University of Memphis, Memphis has a venue equipped to meet your educational goals. Choose from multiple MBA, masters and doctoral programs or from the wide variety of continuing education courses like photography, public speaking, American Sign Language and web design.

The University of Memphis

The University of Memphis has the highest academic requirements of any public university in the Mid-South. With an enrollment of just over 22,000 students from almost every state and more than 80 foreign countries, the U of M offers not only solid academic programs, but also a diverse academic community in a unique urban environment.

Programs can be chosen from over 50 majors and 95 concentrations of study within 11 colleges and schools, in addition to the Juris Doctor (law) and a specialist degree in education. The Fogelman College of Business ranked on the 2010 Edition of "Best 301 Business Schools" by The Princeton Review.

FedEx Institute of Technology

With a mission to become the MIT of the South, the FedEx Institute of Technology specializes in conducting world-class interdisciplinary research, producing a digitally savvy workforce, and being an evolving, dynamic resource for businesses at large.

Housed in a new, state-of-the-art building, the FedEx Institute integrates curriculums designed to teach the newest technologies - from biologically inspired computer processing to public policy - with the most advanced and evolving methods in teaching and learning.

Southwest Tennessee Community College

Southwest Tennessee Community College is the largest community college in Memphis and Shelby County. Offering fully-accredited 2-year degree and certificate programs, an education at Southwest is easy to get at one of its seven campuses located throughout Shelby and Fayette Counties. Courses are offered in fine arts, criminal justice, allied health sciences, nursing, information technologies, engineering technologies, automotive technology and business studies.

Rhodes & Christian Brothers University

Rhodes College, perennially one of U.S. News & World Report’s top liberal arts colleges, is in midtown Memphis, not too far from Christian Brothers University and the University of Memphis. Rhodes offers liberal arts studies and engineering degrees.

Baptist College of Health Sciences

The Baptist College of Health Sciences, established in 1994, offers a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and a Bachelor of Health Sciences degree with majors in respiratory care, diagnostic medical sonography, health care management, nuclear medicine technology, medical radiography and radiation therapy technology. The college also offers completion degrees for licensed or registered nurses and respiratory therapists. In addition, the college provides a variety of class schedules, from traditional day classes to evening and weekend programs. The college is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the Bachelor of Health Sciences degrees. The college also participates in many federal and state financial aid programs.

University of Tennessee Health Center

Located in the Medical District just outside of downtown, UT's Health Science Center campus include colleges of Allied Health Sciences, Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy. Students are exposed to training in patient care, professional education courses and research courses at hospitals and other clinical sites across Tennessee, including here in Memphis. Endowed professorships, research centers of excellence, and continuing relationships with research and health care facilities across Tennessee ensure that both basic science and applied research stay focused on contemporary health topics.

Victory University

Victory University is a Christian liberal arts college and has been committed to academic excellence and the joining of faith, rigorous academic inquiry, and action guided by a biblical worldview since 1941. Building upon a challenging curriculum in the classroom, Victory embraces the richness and diversity of its urban community as an extension of its campus. Students benefit from development opportunities in dynamic partnerships with cutting edge businesses, nonprofit organizations, and experts in the professions and sciences. Victory University offers both campus and online classes for advanced degrees in Arts and Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, Religious Studies, Business and Education.

Memphis Area Career Centers - Training Opportunities

Training dollars are available to assist individuals in obtaining job related skills training for occupations which are directly linked to employment opportunities. For more information visit the Tennessee Career Center's Training Opportunities page.

Specialized Training for Logistics and Supply Chain Management Careers

Memphis, America's Aerotropolis is home to all four modes of goods transportation and is the perfect place to learn about the logistics industry or brush up on the latest trends in supply management. Training programs and scholarships are available to high school, college and graduate students. Click here for more information.

Launch My Career TN

The new online tool - called Launch My Career TN - assists high school students and adults returning to school in finding the right colege program. The state-specific online tool gives prospective students actionable information to evaluate college programs based on potential earnings, employment and other outcomes following graduation. Click here to learn more.

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