Clemson Graduate School

Clemson Graduate School

Teaching & Learning

General Information

Degrees Offered


The purpose 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.

The specialty content areas served by the Teaching and Learning program include Mathematics Education, Science Education, English Education, Social Studies Education, and Elementary Education.

About the Program

Purpose and Objectives

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 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 pedagogical coursework (18 hours)
  • Specialty coursework (12 hours)

For additional information, please contact the program coordinator (Rebecca Kaminski)

Application Requirements

Required Documents

For additional information, please contact the program coordinator (Rebecca Kaminski)

Financial Aid

To see the proposed Graduate Tuition Rates for this academic year, click here.

The School or Program offers a number of graduate assistantships to students each year based on merit. These are offered in the form of stipends and the additional benefit of tuition remission. Students must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours per semester to qualify for a graduate assistantship and must work a minimum of 10 hours a week as a teaching or research assistant or perform other tasks assigned by the School or Program.

Program Coordinator

  • Rebecca Kaminski
  • University Center of Greenville
  • Phone: (864) 250.6723
  • Email:

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English Language Studies

About ELS

Conditional language admission is offered to graduate candidates who have met all admission requirements except language proficiency. Students may meet language proficiency requirements through completion of ELS Level 112 Intensive Program.

Standardized Exam

The academic program reserves the right to require applicants admitted with conditional letters of admission (CLAs) to post adequate GMAT or GRE scores prior to matriculating into the program.