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Department of Curriculum, Foundations and Reading

Expanding Educational Horizons

Discover educational programs at Georgia Southern University that enhance your teaching, analytical and leadership abilities. Choose from graduate certificates in Applied Research and Evaluation to advanced degrees in Reading Education and Curriculum Studies, each focusing on professional growth. Flexible options for coursework in Educational Psychology, Reading, Educational Research, Curriculum Theory, and more exist in online and hybrid formats, developing influential educators equipped to lead and innovate in various educational environments.

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Discover Diverse Educational Paths

Unlock a world of learning at Georgia Southern University, where programs in educational research, curriculum theory, and reading education await. Tailored for both new graduates and seasoned professionals, our offerings range from online graduate certificates to master’s and doctoral degrees.

Degree Programs

Flexible Learning Options

The department offers both in-person and online programs for students to pursue.

Comprehensive Courses

Courses are offered in educational foundations, educational psychology, curriculum studies, reading education, and educational research.

Personalized Learning

Doctoral students are taught in small class sizes for more enhanced one-on-one experiences with faculty.

Thriving in Education Careers


Average Salary

As a Georgia Southern graduate, you can look forward to a rewarding career in education with an average salary of $72,217. You’ll find opportunities as a teacher, principal, educator, instructional designer, or instructional coach. Esteemed organizations such as Gwinnett County Public Schools, Cobb County School District, Savannah-Chatham County Public School System, Augusta University, and Richmond County Board of Education could be your future employers. These roles will allow you to make a significant impact in the educational field, shaping the minds of future generations.

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