Winthrop University: COE Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies

Welcome to graduate studies in the Richard W. Riley College of Education. Whether you are a prospective student, a current student, or a graduate of one of our outstanding programs, we hope you find what you are looking for here. 

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Educator Preparation

The Richard W. Riley College of Education maintains its distinction for preparing educators to meet the demands of schools today and in the future. Our Winthrop University-School Partnership facilitates continuous improvement and adjustments while allowing field-based experience across your time at Winthrop. Learn more about our options here.


Counselor Preparation

The preparation of counselors for work in communities and schools allows the Richard W. Riley College of Education to meet its mission for alums to positively impact the world. Whether you are seeking careers in community mental health or school based opportunities or even both, the Winthrop program has designed experiences that will prepare graduates to contribute to addressing the mental health needs of a variety of stakeholders. Learn more about our options here.


Sport and Fitness

Situated in the York County, Rock Hill, and Charlotte region, the Sport and Fitness Administration program benefits from collaborators and partnership in a region known for sport industries. This online program allows individuals seeking to expand leadership potential in the sport fields the opportunity to collaborate with faculty and students from across the country.  Learn more about our options here.


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Last Updated: 1/6/23