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Endorsement Programs

Endorsements are awarded by the State Department of Education. Educators may be eligible to add specialized endorsements to their existing credential. These specialized endorsements recognize additional preparation and expertise. In some instances, a specialized endorsement may be required to teach a specific course for students. 

  • Online Teaching
  • Science, Technology, Arts, Engineering, Mathematics (STEAM) Education
    • Students completing the STEAM specialization within the Teaching and Learning M.Ed. or the STEAM Certificate will have the option to apply for a STEAM endorsement from the South Carolina State Department of Education.
  • Teacher Leader
    • Students completing the Instructional Coaching specialization within the Teaching and Learning M.Ed. will have the option to apply for a Teacher Leader endorsement from the South Carolina State Department of Education.