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Educational Administration and Higher Education at South Carolina

The graduate programs in educational administration prepare administrators and other professional personnel for leadership in schools, colleges and universities.

Graduate Degrees

The College of Education offers three educational administration degrees: the M.Ed. and Ed.S. programs, which lead to principal and superintendent certifications (respectively), and the Ph.D. program, which offers areas of emphasis in child development (CD-12) and higher education. In addition, the master of higher education and student affairs is designed for those looking for careers related to the college student development services and activities.

M  Master of Education in Education Administration (M.Ed.)

For more information contact the College of Education at coestudy@mailbox.sc.edu, 803-777-6732.

Application information for this degree is available through our Graduate School. 

M  Master of Education in Higher Education and Student Affairs (M.Ed.)

For more information contact the College of Education at coestudy@mailbox.sc.edu, 803-777-6732.

Application information for this degree is available through our Graduate School. 

D  Ph.D. in Education Administration

For more information contact the College of Education at coestudy@mailbox.sc.edu, 803-777-6732.

Application information for this degree is available through our Graduate School.

S  Specialist in Education Administration

For more information contact the College of Education at coestudy@mailbox.sc.edu, 803-777-6732.

Application information for this degree is available through our Graduate School.

C  Certificate in Higher Education Leadership

For more information contact the College of Education at coestudy@mailbox.sc.edu, 803-777-6732.

Application information for this degree is available through our Graduate School. 

Explore Our Graduate School 

The Graduate School administers the application process for all of the university's doctoral, master’s, certificate and dual degree programs. Take a look at what you will need to do before you apply.