//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-KZGK
School of Education

Master of Education Degree in Teaching and Learning

Our graduate programs at Clemson University build on the rich experiences and expertise of faculty and students to provide an educational environment in which both groups share in research, exploration and inquiry. The result of this synergy is impact — on our community and beyond.

  • Overview
  • Program Goals
  • Admission Requirements
  • Program Requirements
  • Find Out More

The purpose of the Master of Education 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 program are to

  1. enhance the practice of certified teachers;
  2. provide a source for the development of highly qualified teachers for South Carolina; and
  3. 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.

The primary goal of the M.Ed. 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 M.Ed. program in Teaching and Learning are to: 1) enhance the practice of certified teachers; 2) provide a source for the development of highly qualified teachers for South Carolina; and 3) provide a rigorous program of study grounded in current research.

Teacher education has long been central to the mission of Clemson University, and outreach is vital to its position as the land-grant institution in the state. This program fits well within its mission.

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Admission to the Clemson Graduate School
  • Meet all requirements of the Graduate School
  • Unofficial transcripts (Official transcripts will be required if recommended for admission).
  • Copy of valid teaching certificate
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Competitive GRE scores
  • Official TOEFL/IELTS scores for international students

Mail all documents to:
Office of Graduate Admissions
E-209 Martin Hall
Clemson, SC 29634

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 M.Ed. program is composed of two elements:

  1. Core pedagogical course work (18 hours)
  2. Elective courses (12 hours) 

Core - 18 hours

  1. EDF 8770 Experimental and Non-experimental Research Methods in Education I
  2. EDEL 7600/EDSEC 7650 Curriculum Theory and Development
  3. EDF 8020 Advanced Educational Psychology
  4. EDF 8710 Equity Issues in United States Public Schools
  5. ED 8600 Classroom Action Research
  6. EDF 8080 Educational Tests and Measurements

*Students who have not successfully completed an undergraduate content reading course must, in addition, take READ 8640.

Elective Courses - 12 hours
Subject-Specific Electives:

  1. Subject-specific electives must be chosen in conjunction with the major adviser. Specialty graduate course work should be related to one of the following emphasis areas: mathematics education, science education, English education, social studies education and elementary education.

General Electives: General electives must be chosen in conjunction with the major adviser. Courses should be selected with the candidate’s professional goals in mind.  

Total Credit Hours: 30

Course Sequence
This sequence is a general guide and may be modified or changed depending on program needs and enrollment.

Summer
EDF 8020
EDEL 7600 / EDSEC 7650
ESOL Elective
Subject-Area Electives (should be taken in consultation with major adviser)
General Electives (Students should check course offerings page for up-to-date offerings.)

Fall
EDF 8600
EDF 8080
ESOL Elective
Subject-Area Electives (should be taken in consultation with major adviser)
Early Childhood Elective
General Electives (Students should check course offerings page for up-to-date offerings.)

Spring
EDF 8770
EDF 8710
ESOL Elective
Subject-Area Electives (should be taken in consultation with major adviser)
Early Childhood Elective
General Electives (Students should check course offerings page for up-to-date offerings.)

Please fill out form completely. We require your mailing address, phone number or email address in order to respond to your comments or questions.

Please provide your name:




Please provide information to help us better respond to your comments or questions:


Comments/Questions:

Utility Links

Search

Text Only Options

Top of page


Text Only Options

Open the original version of this page.

Usablenet Assistive is a UsableNet product. Usablenet Assistive Main Page.