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Graduate School

Teaching - MEd (Online/Accelerated Term)


  • Major: Teaching
  • Degree: Master of Education
  • School/College: Education

Program Website

See the program curriculum and learn about admission. 


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Fall I, August start: July 1
Fall II, October start: September 1
Spring I, January start: November 1
Spring II, March start: February 1
Summer, May start: April 1

Required Documents

  • Three years of experience in an education setting
    OR 3.0 GPA or higher in last degree earned
    OR top 50th percentile score on the GRE Verbal and GRE Quantitative (Graduate Record Exam)
    OR top 50th percentile score on the MAT (Miller Analogies Test) 
  • Official Transcripts
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement to pursue graduate study that addresses the dispositions (stewardship, intellectual spirit, integrity, and justice) of the USC College of Education Conceptual Framework in the context of the applicant's teaching
  • CV or Resume

A Note from the Program

The M.Ed. in Teaching is designed for classroom teachers who already have initial teaching certification or its equivalent and who wish to continue their professional development through graduate education.  Click "Apply Now" to begin your application.

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