Table of Contents


Information for specific audiences:

Information for Prospective Students




Teacher Certification Programs

Initial Teacher Certification programs are available in:

Art Education - MAT
Early Childhood Education - BA
Elementary Education - BA (on-campus program)
Elementary Education - BA (Palmetto College - online)
Elementary Education - MAT
Foreign Language Education (options in Classics (Latin), French, German, and Spanish) - MAT
Middle Level Education - BA/BS
Music Education - MAT
Physical Education - BSPE
Physical Education - MAT
Secondary Education - MT (for USC-Columbia current and prospective undergraduates; areas of Secondary English, mathematics, science, and social studies)
Secondary Education - MAT (areas of Secondary English, mathematics, science, and social studies)
Special Education - MAT
Theatre Education -MAT

Other Initial Teacher Education Programs offered through other colleges at The University of South Carolina: Art Education - BFA, Dance Education - BA, Foreign Language Education - BA, Music Education - BM


Other College of Education Programs

Athletic Training - BS
Counselor Education - EdS, PhD
Curriculum and Instruction - EdD
Early Childhood - MEd, PhD
Educational Administration - MEd, EdS, PhD
Educational Psychology and Research - MEd, PhD
Educational Technology - MEd
Elementary - MEd in Teaching
Foundations of Education - PhD
Higher Education & Business Administration - MEd
Higher Education & Student Affairs - MEd
Language and Literacy - MEd, PhD
Middle Level - MEd in Teaching
Physical Education - MS (Athletic Training)
Physical Education - PhD
Secondary - MEd in Teaching
Special Education - MEd
Special Education - PhD
Teaching - MEd
Teaching - EdS
Teaching and Learning - PhD

College of Education Minors

General Education Minor for Students Not Majoring in Education and Not Planning to Pursue the 5th-Year MT degree

General Education Minor for Students Planning to Pursue the 5th-Year MT Degree

Athletic Coaching Minor

Counselor Education Minor

Gainful Employment Disclosures

Click here to view Gainful Employment Disclosures for Academic Certificate Programs in the College of Education


Other important links:

Columbia, SC 29208 • 803-777-7000 •