MEd in Teaching and Learning
The purpose of the MEd program in teaching and learning is to provide advanced education and experiences for certified teachers in the state of South Carolina, and beyond. The program is open to qualified individuals with teacher certification in local and regional communities. The objectives of the MEd program in teaching and learning are to:
- enhance the practice of certified teachers;
- provide a source for the development of highly qualified teachers for South Carolina; and
- provide a rigorous program of study grounded in current research.
The specialty content areas served by the teaching and learning program include mathematics education, science education, English education, social studies education, and elementary Education.
- Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
- Admission to the Clemson Graduate School
- Meet all requirements of the Graduate School
- Official transcripts
- Copy of valid teaching certificate
- Two letters of recommendation
- Competitive GRE scores
*It is anticipated that applications for this new program will be received beginning in December, 2010.
The teaching and learning program requires a minimum of 30 credit hours (33 for those who have not successfully completed an undergraduate content reading course) in graduate courses with a grade-point ratio of 3.0 or higher, of which at least 18 hours must be from courses at the 700 level or above. The MEd program is composed of two elements:
- Core pedagogical course work (18 hours)
- Elective courses (12 hours)