Undergraduate Degree Programs
Our undergraduate degree courses prepare you for certification as a teacher, in a wide range of areas.
|Area of Study||Degrees||Program Type(s)||Certification||College Offering Program|
|Early Childhood||Bachelor of Arts||4-Year||Pre-K through Grade 3||Education|
|Elementary||Bachelor of Arts||4-Year||Grades 2-6||Education|
|Middle Level Education||Bachelor of Arts or Science||4-Year||Grades 5-8||Education|
|Physical Education||Bachelor of Science in Physical Education||4-Year||Grades K-12||Education|
|Secondary Education (high school)||Bachelor of Arts OR Science, plus Master of Teaching||5-Year*||Grades 9-12||Bachelor's: Arts and Sciences
|Art Education||Bachelor of Fine Arts||4-Year||Grades K-12||Arts and Sciences|
|Dance Education||Bachelor of Arts||4-Year||Grades K-12||Arts and Sciences|
|Foreign Language Education||Bachelor of Arts||4-Year||Grades K-12||Arts and Sciences|
|Music Education||Bachelor of Music||4-Year||Grades K-12||School of Music|
The College of Education has the following undergraduate minors:
- Minor in Counselor Education
- Minor in General Education
- Minor in Physical Education (Athletic Coaching)
- Minor in Secondary Education Mathematics
Master of Teaching in Secondary Education
If you are currently an undergraduate student at USC (or considering becoming an undergraduate student at USC), the Master of Teaching in Secondary Education can be a path to teaching high school English, math, science or social studies in 5 years or less. All subjects require you to complete specific academic accomplishments for admission to the program; the exact requirements to enter the program depend on your chosen subject.
Graduate Degree Programs
Our graduate degree programs prepare you to make an impact in the world of education through rigorous course work, extensive practical experiences, and advanced research and learning opportunities.