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

Term I

Term Course Instructor Online
Term I
MEDU 500: Content Knowledge and Research for Professional Educators  
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Term I
MEDU 609: Reading and Literacy in the Content Areas
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Term II

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Term II
 MEDU 600: Systematic Approach to Effective Education Systems Improvement  
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Term II
MEDU 601: STEAM Instructional Design
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Term III

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Term III
MEDU 676: Culturally Relevant Educational Systems
TBD
Term III
MEDU 602: STEAM Instructional Methods
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Term IV

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Term IV
MEDU 632: Disciplined Inquiry for Effective Educator Practices 
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Term IV
MEDU 603: STEAM Assessment
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Term V

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Term V
MEDU 650: Inclusive Instructional Planning and Assessment   
TBD
Term V
MEDU 604: STEAM Implementation  
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Term VI

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Term VI
MEDU 690: Research Capstone I
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Term VII

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Term VII
MEDU 692: Research Capstone II
TBD