College of Charleston

School of Education

Elementary Education

Address:

66 George Street, Randolph Hall Suite 310

Randolph Hall Suite 310

Charleston, SC 29424

United States

Phone:

843.953.5614

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Elementary Education (Master of Arts in Teaching)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The M.A.T. in elementary education, an NCATE accredited program that focuses on the education of second through sixth-graders, is designed for those who want to teach elementary school children and have undergraduate degrees in non-education disciplines. The program combines academic work and a variety of experiences in public elementary schools.

Successful completion of the M.A.T. program requirements leads to recommendation for teaching certification/licensure in grades 2 – 6 in South Carolina, in addition to a master’s degree. The State of South Carolina has reciprocal licensure agreements with many State Departments of Education across the United States. Teacher Education Program requirements are described in detail in a candidate information packet. This packet is sent to the candidate prior to meeting with an advisor to complete a program of study.

Accreditation:

The program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and recognized by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 48 hours

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $455-1160 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999