Learn Excellence, Teach Excellence
When you train to be an educator at Columbia College you learn at the highest level, so you’re prepared to teach high-quality courses.
At a Glance
All of our teaching degrees are nationally certified and offer 100s of hours of classroom preparation.
We’re the only institution in the state that provides a match for students who receive the CERRA Teaching Fellows Award, a South Carolina teaching scholarship program.
We offer 35 major courses that prepare you to teach anything, from African American Literature to mathematical limit theory.
Graduate Education Programs
We also offer Athletic Coaching, Divergent Learning, and Higher Education Administration graduate degrees. Athletic Coaching is offered completely online and Divergent Learning and Higher Education Administration are offered on-campus on designated weekends throughout the year. View our program pages to learn more.
Evening & Online Degree Programs
Interested in getting your degree while working or tackling other priorities? Our Early Childhood Education, Education Studies, Elementary Education, and Special Education degrees are also offered in the evenings, and our Speech Language Pathology degree is also offered completely online. You might also be interested in our Alternative Pathways for Educator Certification (APEC) program, a two-year alternative teacher certification pathway for instructional assistants and career changers. Visit our degree pages to learn more about your options.