Why Study Teacher Education at PC?

PC offers programs of study leading to teacher certification in many specialty areas—from early childhood, elementary, and middle school to secondary mathematics, English, social studies, and special education.

You will receive first-rate instruction: the PC Teacher Education Program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and approved by the South Carolina State Department of Education.

Whether you plan to teach, attend graduate school, or use your knowledge and skills in other ways, our department is focused on helping you achieve your goals. Top students become top teachers, and the faculty at PC will strive to ensure that you attain your maximum potential.

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What Teacher Education Programs are offered?

We offer five programs of study that are uniquely dedicated to your success in the education profession:

What are the benefits to the Teacher Education Program?

All of our programs lead to teacher certification and are recognized for their:

  • Outstanding curriculum focused on experiential learning
  • Supportive relationships with peers and professors
  • Small interactive classes
  • Extended experiences working with students in local schools
  • High pass rate on licensure exams
  • Faculty committed to your learning
  • Ongoing advising
  • Opportunities to volunteer, study abroad, conduct research, present at conferences, continue in graduate school.
  • Targeted scholarships available (Charles Chadwell Scholarship)

Looking for Application Support?

We would love for you to join us at Presbyterian College!  Our great partners at TeachSC have free tools and resources to make applying to our programs—and becoming a classroom teacher—easier!  Create an account today and immediately access:

  • An interactive application checklist to keep you on track.
  • $100 free reimbursement towards any of our application and testing expenses.
  • 1-on-1 expert advice for any question along the way.
  • How-to guides for eligibility, applications, testing and finances.
  • A chance to win a $1,000 scholarship toward tuition.

Check them out by signing up for our program checklist today!