Academic Programs

Rigorous and transformative, GSSM's academic programs challenge highly motivated students to discover and achieve their best.

Residential Early College Experience

GSSM’s two-year, tuition-free, in-residence program provides high school juniors and seniors with exceptionally strong academic preparation emphasizing deep conceptual understanding within, and across, disciplines.

Our special opportunities for the advanced study of science, math, and engineering, paired with equally strong offerings in humanities and social sciences, provide students with the deep knowledge and broad, well-rounded perspective that is the foundation for success and achievement in a wide range of future pursuits.

Residential Program Details

Accelerate Virtual (Dual-Enrollment) Engineering Program

Accelerate is GSSM's online, Dual Enrollment Engineering Program for rising tenth graders ready to jump to the head of the class.

Accelerate matches students with advanced coursework delivering GSSM-quality science, engineering, math, and English instruction. Critical analysis, problem solving, and communication skills are honed in fast-paced classes taught by experts in their field. Most Accelerate students graduate high school with the coursework and credits they would have taken in the first year of a college general engineering program. 

Dual Enrollment Program Details

Online GSSM Diploma Program: STEM Foundations

STEM Foundations combines the excellence of a GSSM education with the convenience of learning from home.

Created for rising juniors in the state of South Carolina, STEM Foundations is an online school with a high-level STEM-focused curriculum.

STEM Foundations courses meet synchronously and are taught online using Zoom. Students enjoy highly personalized attention during teachers’ office hours, academic advising, academic tutoring, college counseling, and student support services. Small classes, expert instructors, and a world-class GSSM curriculum make STEM Foundations a great way to step up without stepping away from home.

Online Diploma Program Details

Get in Touch

Questions about GSSM's Academic Programs? Reach out.

"I had the misconception coming here that I'd have to sacrifice learning in the other fields to pursue STEM, but that wasn't the case. I didn't lose anything. I just gained new opportunities."

Patricio Ortiz | Class of 2020