Earn your graduate degree or certification from one of South Carolina’s most prestigious universities—for an affordable price. Our graduate education programs are one of the best ways to invest in your future. We offer a high quality education that will equip you with the teaching and leadership skills to adapt in a world that is constantly demanding more from its educators. By pursuing your education at Furman, you’ll have the credibility to pursue even greater teaching or administrative positions.

Cost of Attendance

Our students pay tuition per credit. Full-time status in our program is six credits per term in the fall, spring, and summer. Half-time status is considered three credits per term.​

The financial aid website will show an allowance for room and board per Department of Education regulations. No graduate student lives on campus, so specific room and board charges are not applicable.

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Financial Aid

Financial aid options are available for degree-seeking students. Discover what financial aid options are available to you as a graduate student, and learn how to complete the application process. Visit our Financial Aid website.

Financial Aid Options for Students Pursuing Graduate Degrees in Education:

​​SC-CREATE South Carolina Department of Education underwrites course tuition and textbook costs for individuals pursuing initial, alternative, and add-on licensure programs in special education and related services.

South Carolina Teacher Loan Programs Available for programs in critical-needs areas, the South Carolina Teacher Loan Program provides Teacher Loans to South Carolina residents interested in the teaching profession and Career Changers Loans for South Carolina residents interested in changing careers to become a teacher.

Furman University Waco F. Childers Scholarship – Provides aid to eligible Furman Graduate students specializing in Special Education. Contact judy.stuart@furman.edu for information about your eligibility and how to apply.

Professional Licensure Disclosure

If you reside outside of South Carolina and are interested in completing an online or distance-education program with Furman University that leads to a professional license or certification in your home state, it is imperative that you understand the regulations and requirements for your home state prior to enrolling in any academic program.

Furman’s Teacher Education programs meet the state educational requirements for licensure or certification in South Carolina and are approved by the South Carolina Department of Education. The University is in the process of determining the licensure requirements for its professional licensure programs but a determination has not been made whether Furman’s Teacher Education programs meet state educational requirements for licensure or certification for the following states and territories:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

For more information, contact the licensing board in your state of residence or the NC SARA Teacher Education Directory.

Learn more about professional licensure at https://www.nc-sara.org/resources/professional-licensure.



Mailing Address
Furman University
3300 Poinsett Highway Greenville, SC 29613 864.294.2000

Contact Information

For program-related questions, contact Kay Goodwin below.