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Anderson University

Located in the vibrant city of Anderson, in the rapidly growing region of Upstate South Carolina, Anderson University is a selective, comprehensive Christian university offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus, online and at the University Center in Greenville. Students may choose from 50 major degree programs, 29 concentrations, 48 minors, 18 master’s and doctoral degrees and eight certification programs.

  • College or University
  • Anderson, SC
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Anderson University is among U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Regional Universities South,” and is on the publication’s “Best Value” and “Best Online Programs” lists. Anderson also is ranked #25 nationally for Student Engagement by the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education; is a “Best College” among institutions of higher learning in the southeast by The Princeton Review; is a four-time Apple Distinguished School; and is on the honor roll of the prestigious Great Colleges to Work For program.

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Bachelor’s & certification

Undergraduate Teacher Education: Initial Licensure Program

  • 48 months

    Program Duration

  • In-person

    Program Format

  • Pre-Test Required


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Program Info

The College of Education at Anderson University prepares highly-qualified, effective educators for the important work of building knowledge, values, and community in their local contexts. Anderson University's programs are professionally-focused and clinically-based, focusing on elements of professional certification and relying on hands-on experience in partnering schools to bridge the gap between learning and practice. Anderson University has an excellent reputation for preparing professionally-ready educators who are equipped to make a difference.

Upcoming Deadlines

  • Deadlines

    Program Start

  • Jul. 25, 2024


Application Fee & Annual Tuition

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and apply for a$1000 Scholarship

  • $30,860

    In State Tuition

  • $40

    Application Fee

Ways to Lower Your Costs

Students at Anderson University have reduced the cost of their program using these methods. Check with Anderson University to see if you can, too!


Work Study/Working While Still Enrolled

Students can work up to 20 hours a week with rates ranging from $7.25-$11.50 per hour.

For more information visit:Financial Aid Office


Art (PK-Grade 12)
Choral Music (PK-Grade 12)
Early Childhood (PK-Grade 3)
Elementary Education (Grades 2-6)
English (Grades 9-12)
Instrumental Music (PK-Grade 12)
Mathematics (Grades 9-12)
Music Education (PK-Grade 12)
Physical Education (PK-Grade 12)
Social Studies (Grades 9-12)
Special Education (PK-Grade 12)

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