Established in 1880, the University of Southern California is a private, distinguished research university located in Los Angeles, California. USC's online programs provide many certificates and bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. The classes at USC are small, with a good faculty/student ratio. The Rossier School of Education is noted for graduate programs in urban education.
Programs: The Rossier School of Education is a noted school for research application. The online master's degree in teaching provides interactive learning and field-based exercises in areas local to the student.
The Master of Arts in Teaching program is designed for experienced kindergarten - twelfth grade educators interested in advancing their career. Students are trained to be transformative educators in elementary and secondary schools.
Teachers who are teaching at a middle school or a high school can pursue a concentration in Mathematics, English, Social Studies, and Science. For those who teach at elementary, the concentration can be on multiple subjects.
Noteworthy: The Career Services Center offers events for career counseling, networking, and more. For those interested in teaching in another state, the student services team members will help in identifying the most efficient means to obtain local certification. Given the vast number of USC Alumni in leadership positions across the globe, graduates can benefit from many networking occasions.
Online Classes are taught by distinguished, full-time faculty members.
Financial Aid and Admission Information: Graduate program applicants should have a minimum 3.0 GPA on the usual 4.0 scale. Each department has its own admissions standards. The GRE is not required in the Master of Arts in Teaching program. USC staff helps students assemble their financial aid package.