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Education Degree Programs

At the College of Education, we want aspiring education professionals like you to reach your  specific goals. If you are looking for an education degree in Georgia, explore our undergraduate and graduate programs below.

Due to consolidation efforts ( see link http://consolidation.georgiasouthern.edu/) the program of study and admission requirements for certain programs may change for Fall 2018. For questions regarding specific undergraduate programs, please contact the COE Student Success Center (coe_ssc@georgiasouthern.edu).  For graduate program questions,  please contact the Graduate Academic Services Center (gasc@georgiasouthern.edu) to learn the most up-to-date information.

Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S. Ed.) More Info
Elementary Education
*The name of this program will change to the Bachelor of Science program in Elementary Education effective August 2018*
Health and Physical Education
Middle Grades Education
Secondary Education website
Special Education
Undergraduate Minor More Info
Instructional Technology
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) More Info
Master of Arts in Teaching (initial teaching certification)
with concentrations in:

  • Elementary Education
    *The name of this program will change to Elementary Education effective August 2018*
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Middle Grades Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Spanish Education
  • Special Education
Master of Education (M.Ed.) * More Info
Adult Education
*This program will be offered on the Armstrong Campus beginning fall 2018*
Curriculum & Instruction – Accomplished Teaching – Online
Counselor Education
Elementary Education – Online
*The name of this program will change to Elementary Education effective August 2018*
Educational Leadership – Online
Evaluation, Assessment, Research, and Learning M.Ed. (Online)
Higher Education Administration
Instructional Technology – Online
Middle Grades Education – Online
Reading Education – Online
Secondary Education – Online
Special Education – Online
Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

Students seeking to upgrade their certificates are advised to login to the GaPSC Certificate Upgrade Advisor website: http://www.gapsc.com/commission/policies_guidelines/UpgradeUtility/Upgrade_Initial.aspx using their credentials so that the student and the GaPSC have a record of their intention to upgrade by completing a program at Georgia Southern University.

*It is the student’s responsibility to ensure they have current knowledge about GaPSC rules and guidelines pertaining to certificate upgrades.*

Education Specialist (Ed.S.) * More Info
Counselor Education
Elementary Education – Online
*The name of this program will change to Elementary Education effective August 2018*
Educational Leadership
Instructional Technology – Online
Middle Grades Education – Online
Reading Education – Online
School Psychology
Secondary Education – Online
Special Education – Online

Students seeking to upgrade their certificates are advised to login to the GaPSC Certificate Upgrade Advisor website: http://www.gapsc.com/commission/policies_guidelines/UpgradeUtility/Upgrade_Initial.aspx using their credentials so that the student and the GaPSC have a record of their intention to upgrade by completing a program at Georgia Southern University.

*It is the student’s responsibility to ensure they have current knowledge about GaPSC rules and guidelines pertaining to certificate upgrades.*

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) * More Info
Curriculum Studies
Educational Leadership

Students seeking to upgrade their certificates are advised to login to the GaPSC Certificate Upgrade Advisor website: http://www.gapsc.com/commission/policies_guidelines/UpgradeUtility/Upgrade_Initial.aspx using their credentials so that the student and the GaPSC have a record of their intention to upgrade by completing a program at Georgia Southern University.

*It is the student’s responsibility to ensure they have current knowledge about GaPSC rules and guidelines pertaining to certificate upgrades.*

Endorsements & Certificates* More Info
Adult Education  Graduate Certificate
*This program will be offered on the Armstrong Campus beginning fall 2018*
Applied Research and Evaluation Graduate Certificate (Online)
Curriculum and Pedagogy for Social Justice Certificate **Coming Soon**
Educational Leadership Tier I Certificate (Online)
Educational Leadership Tier II Certificate (Online)
ESOL Endorsement
Online Teaching and Learning Endorsement
Reading Endorsement
Teacher Leader Endorsement
Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students Certificate

Students seeking to upgrade their certificates are advised to login to the GaPSC Certificate Upgrade Advisor website: http://www.gapsc.com/commission/policies_guidelines/UpgradeUtility/Upgrade_Initial.aspx using their credentials so that the student and the GaPSC have a record of their intention to upgrade by completing a program at Georgia Southern University.

*It is the student’s responsibility to ensure they have current knowledge about GaPSC rules and guidelines pertaining to certificate upgrades.*

Last updated: 2/22/2018