Preview Day - February 19

Located in South Carolina, Southern Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community dedicated to transforming lives.

Professors provide one-on-one mentoring outside the classroom at Southern Wesleyan University

The faith-filled community at SWU is comprised of students, faculty and staff who are passionate about learning and growing, both inside and outside of the classroom.

Warriors at heart. Your campus experience may only last a few years, but your connection to Southern Wesleyan can last a lifetime. Stay connected to SWU through events, publications, and social media.

Fine Arts Events at SWU

Whether you come for a campus visit, fine arts program, or athletic event, SWU seeks to provide educational and cultural opportunities not just to our campus community but to the greater community around us.

MEDCL Online

Online M.Ed. in Classroom Leadership (MEDCL)

MEDCL Online Degree Program

SWU's rigorous online Master of Education degree program is designed for educators who already hold a bachelor’s degree in education, state certification, and wish to advance professionally. If you want to earn your Teacher Leader Endorsement and increase your opportunities as a teacher, a Master of Education in Classroom Leadership degree can help make that happen.

SWU's master's teaching degree programs stand apart because they also incorporate Christ-centered strategies for handling the ethical and legal challenges of today's workplace.

What You'll Learn

You’ll explore relevant educational theories, develop advanced instructional strategies and learn to navigate contemporary issues. You will also learn how to mentor and coach colleagues, lead teams and conduct educational research.

Advance Your Career In Education

The track for the M.Ed. in Classroom Leadership includes the three courses needed to earn your Teacher Leader Endorsement in SC. Students wanting to teach outside South Carolina are encouraged to contact their state department of education to ensure the MEDCL degree offered by Southern Wesleyan University meets their state's requirements.


See what gives SWU a remarkable 90% overall student satisfaction rate.

"This degree was just what I was looking for. Everything is online and the content I am learning is useful and allows growth for the future."

Staci Ulichnie, M.Ed. in Classroom Leadership

Apply Now!

Our simple, 15-minute application process is the first step toward earning your M.Ed. Join our Christ-centered community today!

Not Ready to Apply?

Questions or concerns? We're here for you every step of the way. Submit an inquiry and our SWU team will be in touch soon. We promise not to share your information.

MEDCL Program Brochure

Download a copy of our MEDCL program brochure to learn more about SWU’s M.Ed. in Classroom Leadership course requirements, online learning format, and average completion times.

MEDCL Brochure Download