PK-12 Education

Our graduate programs go beyond mainstream thought and practices, fostering intellectual inquiry and creative mastery.

Pk-12 Education concentration is a pathway for learners who are aspiring teachers and career changers seeking Alternative Certification and a master’s degree. The curriculum is aligned to the Core Propositions of National Board of Professional Teaching Standards and incorporates South Carolina Teaching Standards.  This residency program is job-embedded, self-paced, and offers pathways to advancement through micro-credentials, coursework for teaching endorsements, and an earned degree with a STEAM endorsement to foster 21st Century Learning Skills. 

Current Areas of Certification ​

  • Early Childhood Education ​
  • Elementary Education ​
  • Middle-Level Math ​
  • Middle-Level Science ​
  • Secondary Biology ​
  • Secondary Chemistry ​
  • Secondary Math ​
  • Secondary Physics ​
  • Special Education – Multi-Categorical

PK-12 Education - Spring 2022

Dates Term Course Instructor Online
August - October
Eight-Week Term II
MEDU 676: Culturally Relevant Education Systems
TBD
August - October
Eight-Week Term II
MEDU 500: Content Knowledge and Research for Professional Educators
TBD

PK-12 Education - Summer 2022

Dates Term Course Instructor Online
May – June
Six-Week Term I
MEDU 650: Inclusive Instructional Planning and Assessment
TBD
May – June
Six-Week Term I
MEDU 601: STEAM Instructional Design
TBD
June-July
Six-Week Summer II
MEDU 609: Reading and Literacy in the Content Areas
TBD
June-July
Six-Week Summer II
MEDU 602: STEAM Instructional Methods
TBD

PK-12 Education - Fall 2022

Dates Term Course Instructor Online
August – October
Eight-Week Term I
MEDU 600: Systematic Approach to Effective Education Systems Improvement
TBD
August – October
Eight-Week Term 1
MEDU 603: STEAM Assessment
TBD
October – December
Eight-Week Term II
MEDU 632: Disciplined Inquiry for Effective Educator Practices
TBD
October – December
Eight-Week Term II
MEDU 604: STEAM Implementation
TBD

PK-12 Education - Spring 2023

Dates Term Course Instructor Online
January - March
Eight-Week Term 1
MEDU 690: Research Capstone I
TBD
March-May
Eight-Week Term II
MEDU 692: Research Capstone II
TBD