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Elementary: SC Licensure Certificate

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Your future in teaching is within reach. Take your final steps and pursue your purpose.

Your life. Your career. Your studies. Elevate your future without disrupting your daily life, at NGU.
Credit Hours
Complete your certificate with one course, a practicum, and a directed student teaching component. Then, apply your credit hours toward a master’s degree (if you so choose). That’s a win-win.
Ranked Online College
NGU ranked #3 on EDsmart’s list of “Best Online Colleges in South Carolina” (2020).

Your Final Transition from Student to Teacher

You’ve completed your four-year degree in Elementary Education. You’re currently serving in the classroom as an aid, substitute, or teacher in a private school. But you’ve not yet earned your state certification. The Elementary: SC Licensure certificate program is designed for that exact reason–to help you earn your state licensure.*

Dive deep into the South Carolina Department of Education expectations for new teachers. Explore best practices and evaluation assessments in the classroom. Experience the trials and triumphs of first-year teachers in an encouraging environment. And elevate your passion for teaching as you prepare to earn your state certification.

Elementary Ed. Beside Experienced & Faithful Teachers

Ellen Cashion, MEd
Director, Teacher Education
Nancy Caukin, EdD
Associate Professor, Education
W. LaVelle McCray, MEd
Professor, Education

A Hands-on Approach to Elementary Education

  • South Carolina Teacher Expectations
  • Elementary ED Practicum II
  • Directed Student Teaching
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