Get Your Master's in Innovation and Divergent Learning

This program offers alternative instructional methods and explores new ways of reaching reluctant learners. Through collaborative learning, peer support groups, and applied experiential learning, students discover how adverse experiences impact learners and teachers alike. We help you implement practices to create more engaged and successful students led by fulfilled and confident teachers. 

Innovation and Divergent Learning Program Highlights 

  • Candidates begin to understand students' learning needs, building trust and relationships with hard-to-reach students.
  • This program enables you to progress in one cohort group.
  • Our faculty members are teachers and experts dedicated to today's systematic issues and divergent learning styles.

Modality & Benefits

Get your master's degree in less than 12 months with this 100% online M.Ed. degree. Advance your career and upgrade your pay grade with this degree designed for working professionals. 

Start Dates:

May & August

  • Finish in 1 Year
  • 100% Online
  • 7-Week Courses—Fall, Spring & Summer Sessions
  • 36-Hour Program, Transfer Up to 6
  • 20-Hour Weekly Commitment (varies)

Innovation and Divergent Learning Curriculum

Degree Requirements

Popular Innovation and Divergent Learning Classes

  • Characteristics of the Divergent Learner 
    Explore the intellectual, linguistic, personal, and social areas of the divergent learner. 
  • Education in a Modern Society
    Discuss the social order and the educational implications of recent social change.
  • Learning Processes and Styles 
    Gain a deeper understanding of current brain research, social-emotional learning, and the impact of trauma on learning and the instructional process.

Teach With Purpose

Elementary, middle, and high school teachers will continue to be in high demand in the future as teachers retire and as student populations increase. Additionally, you can expect above-average job growth for school and career counselor positions (BLS).

This program will benefit you as an educator and support your interaction with youth, K-12, and adult divergent learners such as:

  • Classroom Teachers
  • Guidance Counselors
  • Department Chairs
  • Curriculum Coordinators
  • Staff Developers

Our Grads are Transforming SC

  • Richland School District 2
  • Richland/Lexington School District 5
  • Lexington School District 1
  • Lexington School District 2
Student Experiences

Student Experiences

"The Divergent Learning program gave me the tools and strategies to reach EVERY learner in my classroom."

Melanie Carnahan

Class of 2018

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