The University of South Carolina College of Education is dedicated to preparing diverse
educators, while advocating for all education professionals and working to retain
Be the inspiration.
Educators inspire. Chances are an educator made a profound impact on your life, which
planted the seed for your desire to make a difference, too! That's why our students
and faculty created a college environment that fosters collaboration, diversity and
inclusion, critical thinking, creativity and problem solving — arming you with the
tools to enhance the lives around you.
Become a leader.
Our students become teachers, counselors, educational administrators, researchers
and policy makers. The college offers more than 3,000 students — from undergraduates
to established education professionals — a wide variety of
And that's not all. Through our
partnerships and research initiatives, we are investing millions of dollars every year into finding new and
innovative ways to improve the quality of education across the state of South Carolina
Make an impact.
With nearly 33,000 graduates, it's safe to say that all students in South Carolina
are taught by one of our alumni sometime between kindergarten and graduation. As a
student, you will be immersed in public schools classrooms from early in your program
to learn culturally-relevant and effective teaching strategies.
Interested in changing majors even though we’re not on campus? We have a change of
major process in place even though we can’t meet face-to-face. Email Lauren Sanborn at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about our College of Education programs and how you can become a teacher!