Master's in Education Degree in South Carolina
(found programs from 32 schools)
It pays for teachers in the Palmetto State to get a master's degree. Having a master's degree is worth an extra $4,400 to a beginning teacher in South Carolina, while the degree nets more experienced teachers nearly $6,000 in extra pay per year. Teacher salaries vary by district, but the state average is $47,050, according to the South Carolina non-profit Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention & Advancement.
South Carolina is one of a number of states where legislators have discussed switching to merit pay, which would base teacher pay on student performance. But for now, at least, the state still pays its teachers according to education level and years of experience.
The state is facing critical shortages of teachers in a number of areas, so job hunters with the right qualifications may be in luck. South Carolina doesn't have enough qualified people to teach agriculture, business, dance, English, family/consumer science, foreign language, health, industrial technology, math, science, special education, and theatre.
Below is a list of Masters of Education programs in South Carolina. Use the links to request information from schools that you are interested in, or use the nearby state links below to find additional Masters of Education programs in states near you.
Masters in Education Programs in Nearby Sates
Selected Master's degree programs in South Carolina
Charleston Southern University. Charleston Southern offers a Master of Education in elementary education, as well as administrative master's degrees for both the elementary and secondary levels.
Clemson University. Clemson offers Master of Arts in teaching in middle-level education and secondary math and science, as well as Master of Education in administration, counseling, reading, special education, student affairs, and teaching and learning.
Coastal Carolina University Conway. Coastal Carolina offers a Master of Arts in teaching degree, as well as Master of Education degree in educational leadership, early and elementary grades, instructional technology, and special education.
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