Master of Education in Applied Learning and Instruction
Designed for working professionals, the M.Ed. in Applied Learning and Instruction offers the opportunity to pursue an advanced degree online while also adding endorsements to a teaching certificate. Aimed at equipping teachers to meet the needs of students in their diverse classrooms, this program emphasizes the application of theory and evolving practices in classrooms. Students complete a series of core courses and then select a concentration in one of five areas: early childhood education, elementary education, literacy, research in practice, or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).* All programs of study are 36 credit hours (12 courses) – up to 12 relevant credit hours may be transferred into a program of study toward a degree.
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Requirements for admission include submission of GRE or MAT scores, undergraduate transcripts, three recommendations, and personal statement. To apply or for more information, contact Alyssa Dickerson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 864-503-5573.
*The early childhood or elementary concentrations include courses that may be applied toward the South Carolina add-on certification in early childhood and elementary education respectively. The literacy offers courses that may be applied toward the South Carolina literacy teacher add-on certification and the TESOL concentration offers courses that may be applied toward the South Carolina ESOL add-on certification. Coursework in the TESOL concentration may also be applied to the Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) K-12.