This advanced education degree is the perfect choice for certified teachers who wish to continue working while pursuing a master's degree in education. Complete the program entirely online to enhance your career.
Learn from the same faculty who teach on campus in this 100% online accredited degree program designed to meet the needs of working educators. Specialize in one of four high-demand areas: literacy and reading, multicultural contexts in education, project-based learning or English for speakers of other languages. Create your own research project.
Be part of a college ranked in the top 15 percent nationally for graduate programs of education by U.S. News & World Report.
A 100% online, asynchronous program that is typically completed in two years (2 courses per semester including summers).
Learn and practice under the guidance of world-class educators using research supported teaching approaches.
USC is an R1 institution for exceptional educational and research opportunities in your chosen field.
What You’ll Study
For certified teachers. Understand and respond to diversity of culture, language and ethnicity. Explore knowledge of the theory and research relevant to your professional role and area of specialization. Investigate questions relevant to your goals. Advocate for sound professional practices and public policies for the positive development of all students.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Working with others to achieve a common goal or objective
Foster learning by conveying knowledge, skills and concepts to students
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Examining and interpreting information to uncover insights and inform decision making
Planning, prioritizing and managing tasks and resources to achieve specific objectives
Creating professional written content for inclusion in scholarly journal articles, books and reports
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
Learn how alumni use degrees with outcome data from Gamecock GradStats, a service of the University of South Carolina Career Center.
Job Titles of Alumni
- Elementary School Teacher
- Mathematics Teacher
- Art Teacher
- First Grade Teacher
- Instructional Designer
Employers of Alumni
- Lexington County School District One
- Greenville County Schools
- Lexington School District Two
- Lexington-Richland School District Five
- Richland School District Two
- Rock Hill School District