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MEDAS Upstate

M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision (MEDAS)

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If you want to increase your salary, expand your employability and advance your career ethically in the primary and secondary education worlds, a Master of Education in Administration & Supervision (MEDAS) degree can help make that happen. SWU's nationally recognized MEDAS degree program offers convenient on-site courses at five centralized campuses so teachers can work around their busy schedules. Students will complete three practicum opportunities and an internship at their current school, gaining a deeper understanding of educational leadership, school operations management, community relations and advanced educational research. This program leads to advanced certification and, for those who have already earned a masters degree, will qualify you for SC's Masters Plus 30 status. *SWU's Master of Education degree program stands apart because it also incorporates Christ-centered strategies for handling the ethical and legal challenges of today's workplace.

*Students wanting to teach outside South Carolina are encouraged to contact their state department of education to ensure the M.Ed. degree offered by Southern Wesleyan University meets their state's requirements.

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

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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.

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

"I would tell anyone to strongly consider SWU. The faculty is very flexible, knowing that we are full-time teachers, coaches and parents. Anybody can do one night a week for two years!"

Todd J. Stafford, MEDAS

Gain advanced certification and increase your opportunities with a SWU MEDAS!

Earn the credentials you need to increase your salary and lead as a principal, assistant principal or supervisor at the school or district level at:

  • Public Schools Across SC and US
  • Private Schools
  • International Schools
  • Public School District Offices


Apply now and in about 15 minutes, you'll start pursuing your M.Ed in Administration and Supervision!

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