The USC Upstate Masters in Elementary Education
USC Upstate Masters Degrees are conveniently set up in a COHORT design making it more accessible to in-service teachers in the upstate. The Elementary program is a 36-hour program designed to be completed in two years with the majority of the coursework offered in the summer terms.
M.Ed. in Elementary Education
Summer - Spring
*SERM 700 Research in Education
*SEPY 705 Human Growth and Development
*SEFN 744 Philosophy and Education
*SEDL 715 Elementary Curriculum
SEDL 670 Language Arts /Elementary School
SERD 720 Reading: Primary/ Middle
SEDL 642 Math for the Young Child
*SEDL 717 Curriculum Problems
SEDL 760 Social Studies in Elementary School
SEDL 615 Science in the Elementary School
SEDL 745 Problem Solving
*SEDL 780 Seminar / Elementary Education
All courses are three hours of graduate credit.
KEY REASONS TO JOIN USC Upstate COHORT
• Increase student achievement by honing your professional knowledge and skill.
• Develop a professional community of support and camaraderie with teachers in your cohort.
• Refine those particular teacher characteristics required for National Board Certification.
• Earn your Masters Degree in two years while continuing your job.
• Increase your salary.