M.Ed. On Campus

Teaching,Learning and Advocacy

College of Charleston

24 months
36132 USD/year
36132 USD/year
13770 USD/year
Tuition fee
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College of Charleston offers an M.Ed. in Teaching, Learning and Advocacy (MTLA) to provide advanced study for certified P-12 teachers who are interested in becoming educational leaders with the skills and knowledge needed to advocate for students, public schools and the teaching profession.


The Teaching, Learning and Advocacy program at College of Charleston focuses primarily on improving educational practices, policies and learning environments for students, especially those living in poverty. All students complete a set of six (18 credits) core courses that develop the following skills: research, advocacy, policy analysis, self-reflection and the application of theory to practice.

Students deepen their knowledge and skills in one of four concentrations: Curriculum and Instruction, Diverse Learners, New Literacies or Science and Math. Each concentration involves 18 credit hours.


The College of Charleston is a state-supported comprehensive institution providing a high-quality education in the arts and sciences, education and business. The faculty is an important source of knowledge and expertise for the community, state and nation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Class, Race and Gender in Education 
  • Policies and Issues in Contemporary Education 
  • Teachers as Advocates for Children and Youth 
  • Education Psychology Learning, Cognition, and Motivation 
  • Educational Research 
  • Research and Development Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall priority deadline for completed applications: March 1. (This deadline is for those students seeking scholarships and assistantships.)


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all academic institutions
  • Official GRE or PRAXIS scores (or S.C.-approved licensure test)
  • TOEFL scores if your primary language is not English
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher in the education major or minor
  • Initial teacher certification
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Applicant essay

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36132 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 36132 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    36132 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36132 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13770 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Charleston

1270 - 2210 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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