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College of Education

Become A Teacher

Current University of South Carolina students, are you ready to change your major?

Do you want to:

  • Become a teacher?
  • Explore options in the field of education?
  • Learn about multiple pathways to a career in education?
  • Finish your current degree and enter a graduate degree that prepares you to teach?


We have a wide variety of education programs:

Program Careers Available Degree Type
Early Childhood Education Teach pre-kindergarten - 3rd grade Undergraduate program
Elementary Education Teach grades 2-6 Undergraduate and graduate programs available
Middle Level Education Teach grades 5-8 Undergraduate program
Physical Education Teach physical education in grades K-12 Undergraduate and graduate programs available
Secondary Education Teach English, mathematics, science, or social studies at the high school level Five-year bachelor/masters program and graduate programs available
Special Education  Teach special education in grades K-12 Graduate program


To change your major, please schedule a Become a Teacher Session (New Major Information Session) through EAB Navigate

Some sessions will be held through Microsoft TEAMS, and additional instructions can be found in EAB Navigate when scheduling an appointment.  In-person meetings will be held in Wardlaw 218.  We will hold Spring 2022 Become a Teacher Sessions on the following dates:


Date Time Format
Thursday, January 6th 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Online through MS Teams
Monday, January 10th 10:00 am – 11:00 am In person in Wardlaw 218
Thursday, January 13th 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Online through MS Teams
Wednesday, February 9th 9:00 am – 10:00 am Online through MS Teams
Tuesday, March 15th 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm In person in Wardlaw 218
Monday, April 18th 11:00 am – 12:00 pm In person in Wardlaw 218
Thursday, April 28th 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Online through MS Teams


If you have any questions, please email Lauren Sanborn at

We look forward to meeting you!

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