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Education Graduate Programs

Unique programs are the hallmark of Lander’s graduate studies programs. We offer four programs that allow certified teachers to continue their education and obtain a master's degree.

 

MS, Exercise Science

The  Master of Science degree in Exercise Science equips professionals in physical education, sport, fitness, health and wellness, and healthcare to expand their understanding of the field of exercise science in one of three areas of concentration: Sport Performance & Rehabilitation, Clinical Exercise Physiology, or Health & Wellness.

 

MEd, Montessori Education

Lander’s MEd. in Montessori Education program makes it possible for certified teachers to obtain a master’s degree in Montessori education in as little as 18 months. Lander is one of the few colleges or universities in the country, and the only one in South Carolina, to offer undergraduate- and graduate-level Montessori teacher education degrees. Master’s candidates can select a program leading to American Montessori Society certification at one of three levels: early childhood, ages 3 to 6; elementary grades 1 to 3; and elementary grades 4 to 6.

 

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MAT, Special Education

The MAT in Special Education, PK-12 Certification, is designed to allow students to earn both a master’s degree and their initial certification as a special educator, with coursework completed online and clinical placements completed in their local school districts. These courses provide the needed background for multi-categorical certification.

 

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MEd, Teaching & Learning

With three concentrations – Diverse Learners, Instructional Technology, and Montessori Education – the MEd in Teaching and Learning is an appealing option for academic and business professionals who want to take their careers to a new level. The program is intended for students with baccalaureate degrees who wish to pursue a graduate program that prepares candidates to meet the needs for highly qualified educators in several key areas.

 

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