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.
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
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.
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:
Core - 18 hours
*Students who have not successfully completed an undergraduate content reading course must, in addition, take READ 8640.
Elective Courses - 12 hours
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
Six Core Course Sequence
This sequence of required courses is a general guide and may be modified or changed depending on program needs and enrollment.
ED 8600 Classroom Action Research
EDF 8710 Cultural Diversity in Education
EDF 8020 Advanced Educational Psychology
EDF 8770 Experimental and Non-experimental Research Methods in Education
EDEL 7600 / EDSEC 7650 Curriculum Theory and Development
EDF 8080 Educational Tests and Measurements
NOTE: Four 3-hour Subject-Area Electives should be taken in consultation with major adviser. Students should check course offerings page for up-to-date offerings for each semester.