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Applying to ITEC

APPLICATION DEADLINES

FALL: July 21

SPRING: December 1

SUMMER: April 20

Ed.S. Admission Requirements

Regular Admission

  1. Complete requirements for a Master’s degree in Instructional Technology or closely related field such as Library and Information Science; or possess a Master’s degree in another field that includes a minimum of 18 graduate semester credit hours of instructional technology coursework. The Master’s degree must be from a regionally accredited institution.
  2. Present a 3.25 or higher GPA on all graduate work attempted.
  3. Students seeking certification in Instructional Technology through the Ed.S. program must possess a valid level four or higher teaching leadership, service field, or Life certificate.  Initial certification in school library/media is not available through the Ed.S. program.
  4. Submit a personal statement of purpose, not to exceed 200 words, that identifies the applicant’s reasons for pursuing graduate study and how admission into the program relates to the applicant’s professional aspirations.
  5. Submit a completed “Disclosure and Affirmation Form” that addresses misconduct disclosure, criminal background check, the Code of Ethics for Educators, and tort liability insurance.

Provisional Admission

Applicants may be approved for provisional admission based on the quality of the admission material presented. Provisional students must earn grades of “B” or higher in their first nine (9) hours of course work after admission and meet any other stipulations outlined by the department to be converted to regular status.

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M.Ed. Admission Requirements

A prospective student who has earned a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and plans to take courses in the Instructional Technology graduate program must be admitted under the following classification:

Regular Admission for M.Ed. Cohort Non-Certification Program

  1. Complete requirements for a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  2. Present a cumulative 2.50 (4.0 scale) grade point average or higher on all undergraduate and graduate work combined.
  3. Submit a completed “Disclosure and Affirmation Form” that addresses misconduct disclosure, criminal background check, the Code of Ethics for Educators, and tort liability insurance.
  4. Complete all application requirements by the ITEC Program Fall application deadline: July 21.
  5. Email Dr. Chuck Hodges and inform him of your application submission by the Fall application deadline.

Regular Admission for Programs Leading to P-12 Certification

  1. Complete requirements for a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited
  2. For admission to the Instructional Technology Concentration or the Dual Certification Concentration, a valid, level 4 or higher Induction, Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate, leadership certificate, service field certificate, or Life certificate is
  3. For admission to the non-degree certification only program in Instruction Technology, a valid, level 4 or higher Induction, Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate, leadership certificate, service field certificate, or Life certificate and a master’s degree in any field in education are
  4. For admission to the Media Specialist Concentration, certification is not required, but the program will exceed 36 hours to meet certification requirements.
  5. Present a cumulative 2.50 (4.0 scale) grade point average or higher on all undergraduate and graduate work.
  6. Submit a completed “Disclosure and Affirmation Form” that addresses misconduct disclosure, criminal background check, the Code of Ethics for Educators, and tort liability
  7. Persons seeking initial certification not holding level four certification must submit passing scores on the GACE Program Admission Assessment or be exempt by acceptable SAT, ACT, or GRE.

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Last updated: 9/5/2018

Instructional Technology • PO Box 8131 Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-0497 • itec@georgiasouthern.edu