Application for the Master's of Education Programs

Thank you for your interest in SWU's Master's of Education programs! SWU offers a M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision, a M.Ed. in Classroom Leadership, and a M.Ed. in E-Learning and Instructional Design*. The M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision program is designed for educators who plan to become principals and/or supervisors at the building and/or district level and leads to advanced certification in the state of South Carolina. The M.Ed. in Classroom Leadership concentrates on an educational framework that supports the advancement, application and integration of relevant theory and practice within the classroom. The M.Ed. in E-Learning and Instructional Design prepares individuals to connect instructional design theories to real-world applications for effective online teaching and e-teaching. 
*The M.Ed. in E-Learning and Instructional Design is pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

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