Biology and Chemistry Education
Early Childhood Education
Middle Level Education
Social Studies Education
Master of Arts in Teaching
Master of Education
The Department of Education is the professional unit responsible for the preparation of educational personnel for South Carolina public schools: grades PK-12, elementary and secondary. The unit collaborates with the School of Graduate Studies to prepare teachers, counselors, principals and superintendents.
The unit has adopted the Competency/Performance Based Model that produces graduates with distinctive qualities and characteristics. The organizing theme, which reflects the purpose of the Teacher Education Program, is: The Professional Educator as an Effective Performer, Reflective Decision Maker, and Humanistic Practitioner. Consistent with the purpose evidenced in this theme, the Teacher Education Program produces graduates who are: (1) effective performers, (2) reflective decision-makers, (3) humanistic practitioners.