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Degrees and Programs

At Georgia Southern University’s College of Education (COE), we want aspiring education professionals to reach their desired career goals. Our college offers undergraduate teacher preparation programs and over 30 graduate program options. 

If you have big plans for your future, then Georgia Southern’s College of Education is where you can READY yourself to make them a reality.

Please view program listings below to determine which program is right for you!

Program NameLocationProgram LevelDescriptionCollege Site
COE.GREnd.XXXXXXXX.XXAutism - Graduate Online (Endorsement)Autism - Online (Endorsement)OnlineGraduate EndorsementCOE9The Autism Endorsement program develops highly skilled special education autism certified teachers who can plan systematic, specialized instruction to meet the needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorders.Nonehttps://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/applynow/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2480GREndCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00N/A
COE.BSEd.13131401.XXBachelor of Science in Education Degree in Health and Physical EducationHealth and Physical Education (BSEd)StatesboroBachelor's DegreeCOE124The Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education at Georgia Southern University offers certification and non-certification tracks for students seeking initial P-12 teacher certification or alternative career paths. Combining coursework in major studies, methodology, and professional education, this in-person program includes extensive field experiences. Graduates qualify for Georgia's induction certification upon passing the GACE exam. The Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's (ABM) program offers qualified students an efficient, cost-effective path to both undergraduate and graduate degrees.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/mgse/health-and-physical-education-b-s-ed/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2387BSEdCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Undergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AEducationN/A
COE.BSEd.13120301.XXBachelor of Science in Education Degree in Middle Grades EducationMiddle Grades Education (BSEd)StatesboroBachelor's DegreeCOE124The Bachelor of Science in Middle Grades Education at Georgia Southern University equips students for initial middle-grades teacher certification (grades 4-8). Combining major field coursework, academic instruction methodologies, and professional education, this program offers certification and non-certification tracks. Extensive field experiences ensure well-rounded preparation for Georgia's teacher induction certification.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/mgse/middle-grades-education-bsed/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2383BSEdCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Undergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AEducationN/A
COE.BSEd.13120501.XXBachelor of Science in Education Degree in Secondary EducationSecondary Education (BSEd)Statesboro, SavannahBachelor's DegreeCOE124Georgia Southern University's Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education fosters classroom management and curriculum planning skills. This program, offering certification and non-certification tracks, provides practical training in local middle and high schools, emphasizing areas like Biology, Chemistry, English, History, Mathematics, and Physics. Successful completion leads to initial certification in secondary education (grades 6-12), preparing students for impactful teaching careers.Biology
Chemistry
English
History
Mathematics
Physics
https://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/mgse/secondary-education-b-s-ed-certification-track/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2380BSEdCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Undergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AEducationN/A
COE.EdD.13040101.XXDoctor of Education Degree in Education LeadershipEducational Leadership (EdD)OnlineDoctoral DegreeCOE69The Ed.D. in Educational Leadership prepares the experienced you to manage complex educational organizations by enhancing your leadership skills through advanced coursework and guided field research.P-12 Educational Leadership
Higher Education Leadership
https://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/lthd/doctor-of-education-p-12-and-higher-ed/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/educational-leadership-ed-d/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2490EdDCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Professional Programs - Education$3,618.00$13,559.00N/AEducationFall: June 1 | Spring: No Admit | Summer: No Admit
COE.EdD.13030101.XXDoctor of Education Degree in Curriculum StudiesCurriculum Studies (EdD)StatesboroDoctoral DegreeCOE66-78The Ed.D. in Curriculum Studies is an interdisciplinary program that equips you with the knowledge and skills to be a leader capable of making ethical and wise decisions in professional settings, as well as conduct independent research and evaluate research projects and scholarly creations.Cultural Curriculum Studies
Learning, Development, and Curriculum
Multicultural and Social Justice Education
https://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/cfr/doctor-of-education-in-curriculum-studies/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/curriculum-studies-ed-d/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2469EdDCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Professional Programs - Education$3,618.00$13,559.00N/AEducationFall: No Admit | Spring: No Admit | Summer: March 15
COE.GREnd.XXXXXXXX.XXEnglish for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) - Graduate Online (Endorsement)English for Speakers of Other Languages ESOL (Endorsement)OnlineGraduate EndorsementCOE9This graduate level English for Speakers of Other Languages endorsement further prepares you to be ready for state licensure or certification by learning more about Diversity, Teaching, and linguistics.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/mgse/esol-endorsement/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2506GREndCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00N/A
COE.GREnd.XXXXXXXX.XXGifted In-field - Graduate Online (Endorsement)Gifted In-field - Online (Endorsement)OnlineGraduate EndorsementCOE12The Gifted In-field Endorsement provides field experience in settings with opportunities to work with gifted learners.You will learn how gifted learners grow and develop and learn to plan instruction and ensure academically challenging learning environments that enable gifted learners to meet high standards and to interact with others of high ability.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/mgse/gifted-in-field-endorsement-online/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/endorsement-gifted-in-field-online/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2508GREndCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00N/A
COE.MAT.13120601.XXMaster of Arts in Teaching DegreeTeaching (MAT)Statesboro, OnlineMaster's DegreeCOE33-45The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) at Georgia Southern University offers initial teaching certification and a master's degree for those with a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. The program features six study concentrations, field experiences, and student teaching/internship opportunities, leading to Georgia certification and eligibility for teaching in public or private schools.Elementary Education P-5
Health and Physical Education P-12
Middle Grades Education Grades 4-8
Secondary Education Grades 6-12
Spanish Education P-12
Special Education P-12
https://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/mat/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/applynow/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=6240MATCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Professional Programs - Education & Graduate Online Tier 2$3,618.00$13,559.00$4,296.00EducationVaries by Concentration
COE.MEd.13110101.XXMaster of Education Degree in Counselor EducationCounselor Education (MEd)StatesboroMaster's DegreeCOE60The Counselor Education M.Ed. program prepares you for a career as a professional counselor in school, community agency, and post-secondary educational settings. You'll develop a comprehensive counseling knowledge base through experiential coursework and clinical field-based experiences.School Counseling
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
https://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/lthd/counselor-education/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/counselor-education-m-ed/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2493MEdCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate In-Person$3,318.00$13,259.00N/AEducationFall: Feb 1 | Spring: No Admit | Summer: Feb 1
COE.MEd.13129901.XXMaster of Education Degree in Curriculum and Instruction - Accomplished TeachingCurriculum and Instruction - Accomplished Teaching (MEd)OnlineMaster's DegreeCOE36The M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction – Accomplished Teaching offers a highly interactive setting that promotes leadership, collegiality and communication skills as you study and grow your skills as a professional educator.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/curr-instru-accom-teaching/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/curriculum-and-instruction-accomplished-teaching-m-ed/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2481MEdCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00EducationFall: Aug 1 | Spring: Dec 15 | Summer: May 1
COE.MEd.13040101.XXMaster of Education Degree in Educational LeadershipEducational Leadership (Med)OnlineMaster's DegreeCOE36The M.Ed. in Educational Leadership combines coursework with clinical practice and field experience to equip you with the foundation knowledge and research skills needed to succeed as an educational leader. This program leads to leadership certification at the Tier I level.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/lthd/educational-leadership-m-ed/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/educational-leadership-m-ed/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2496MEdCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00EducationFall: July 1 | Spring: No Admit | Summer: No Admit
COE.MEd.13120201.XXMaster of Education Degree in Elementary EducationElementary Education - Grades P-5 (MEd)OnlineMaster's DegreeCOE36The online Master of Education in Elementary Education provides a student-centered learning environment to prepare you for a career as a teacher committed to high academic standards for students in P-5 schools.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/ese/elementary-education-med/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/early-childhood-education-online-m-ed/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2483MEdCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00EducationFall: No Admit | Spring: No Admit | Summer: March 1
COE.MEd.13120602.XXMaster of Education Degree in Evaluation, Assessment, Research, and LearningEvaluation, Assessment, Research, and Learning (MEd)OnlineMaster's DegreeCOE36The M.Ed. degree in Evaluation, Assessment, Research, and Learning provides the professional educational research knowledge and skills needed for a successful career delivering data-informed decisions in a variety of educational, nonprofit and governmental environments.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/cfr/evaluation-assessment-research-and-learning-m-ed/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/evaluation-assessment-research-and-learning-m-ed-online/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2474MEdCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00EducationFall: July 15 | Spring: Dec 1 | Summer: April 15
COE.MEd.13040601.XXMaster of Education Degree in Higher Education AdministrationHigher Education Administration (MEd)Statesboro, OnlineMaster's DegreeCOE36You can grow or prepare for a new career in postsecondary administration through the M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration. This program offers innovative instructional formats where you will explore historical and contemporary issues affecting higher education.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/lthd/higher-education-administration-m-ed/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/higher-education-administration-m-ed/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=5202MEdCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate In-Person & Fully Online$3,318.00$13,259.00$3,324.00EducationFall: July 1 | Spring: Nov 1 | Summer: April 1
COE.MEd.13050101.XXMaster of Education Degree in Instructional TechnologyInstructional Technology - Georgia ONmyLINE (MEd)OnlineMaster's DegreeCOE36-42The M.Ed. in Instructional Technology offers advanced study opportunities for those aspiring to leadership positions in the instructional technology field. Coursework is tailored to your career goals, whether those include P-12 certification, business, military or higher education positions.Instructional Technology
School Library Media Specialist
Dual Certification (Instructional Technology and School Library Media Specialist)
https://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/lthd/master-of-education-in-instructional-technology/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/instructional-technology-m-ed/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2498MEdCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00EducationFall: July 1 | Spring: Nov 1 | Summer: April 1
COE.MEd.13120301.XXMaster of Education Degree in Middle Grades EducationMiddle Grades Education Grades 4-8 (MEd)OnlineMaster's DegreeCOE36The online M.Ed. in Middle Grades Education offers sound education in using diverse teaching and learning experiences (including technology) for grades 4-8 in your subject concentration: language arts, mathematics, reading, science or social studies.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/mgse/middle-grades-med/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/middle-grades-education-online-m-ed/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2510MEdCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00EducationFall: July 1 | Spring: Nov 1 | Summer: April 1
COE.MEd.13131501.XXMaster of Education Degree in Reading EducationReading Education (MEd)OnlineMaster's DegreeCOE36The Reading Education program prepares you for the fast changing world of literacy preparation at all levels. This program leads to certification to teach reading/literacy in grades PreK – 12 and provide instructional support for teaching reading/literacy to classroom teachers and paraprofessionals.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/cfr/reading-education-m-ed/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/reading-education-m-ed-2/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2475MEdCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00EducationFall: July 1 | Spring: Nov 1 | Summer: April 1
COE.MEd.13120501.XXMaster of Education Degree in Secondary EducationSecondary Education Grades 6-12 (MEd)OnlineMaster's DegreeCOE36The online M.Ed. in Secondary Education offers a rigorous combination of coursework and research-related study to prepare you with the professional and pedagogical knowledge and skills to teach grades 6-12.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/mgse/sced-med/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/secondary-education-online-m-ed/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2512MEdCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00EducationFall: July 1 | Spring: Nov 1 | Summer: April 1
COE.MEd.13040201.XXMaster of Education Degree in Special EducationSpecial Education Grades P-12 (MEd)OnlineMaster's DegreeCOE36The online M.Ed. in Special Education provides training to equip you to teach in interrelated disciplines for diverse learners as an independent teacher in a specialized setting or as a co-teacher in the general education setting for grades P-12.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/ese/sped-med/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/special-education-online-m-ed/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2486MEdCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00EducationFall: No Admit | Spring: No Admit | Summer: April 1
COE.MEd.13020201.XXMaster of Education Degree in Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse StudentsTeaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students (MEd)OnlineMaster's DegreeCOE39The online M.Ed. in Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students enables you to develop your skills and knowledge to better serve culturally and linguistically diverse students, focusing on immigration, educational research, policy, literacy and relevant pedagogy.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/mgse/tcld-med/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/master-of-education-m-ed-in-teaching-culturally-and-linguistically-diverse-students-tcld-online/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2515MEdCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00EducationFall: Aug 1 | Spring: Dec 1 | Summer: May 1
COE.GREnd.XXXXXXXX.XXPositive Behavior Intervention and Supports - Graduate Online (Endorsement)Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports - Online (Endorsement)OnlineGraduate EndorsementCOE9This Endorsement Program is for teachers and administrators that want to learn about issues impacting the practice of discipline as well as methods for addressing them, especially within the context of public schools. Program emphasizes critical thinking and reflective, data-driven decision making and equips students to implement and administer a PBIS program.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/curr-instru-accom-teaching/positive-behavior-intervention-and-supports-endorsement-online/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/endorsement-positive-behavior-intervention-and-supports-online/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2484GREndCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00N/A
COE.CERG.13060101.XXPost-Baccalaureate Certificate In Applied Research and EvaluationApplied Research and Evaluation - Online (Grad Cert)OnlineAdvanced Certificate (Graduate)COE12Our online graduate certificate in Applied Research and Evaluation gives you the opportunity to develop and apply fundamental research strategies through hands-on experience. This graduate certificate can be completed as a stand-alone program or in conjunction with a complementary master's degree.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/cfr/applied-research-and-evaluation-graduate-certificate/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/applied-research-and-evaluation-certificate-program-online/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2476CERGCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 1N/AN/A$3,324.00N/A
COE.CERG.13030101.XXPost-Baccalaureate Certificate In Curriculum and Pedagogy for Social JusticeCurriculum and Pedagogy for Social Justice (Grad Cert)OnlineAdvanced Certificate (Graduate)COE18This graduate certificate is designed to provide you with the theoretical foundations, historical knowledge, practical experience, and supportive infrastructure needed to successfully integrate social justice education into the classroom.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/cfr/curriculum-and-pedagogy-for-social-justice-graduate-certificate/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/graduate-certificate-in-curriculum-and-pedagogy-for-social-justice-online/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2477CERGCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00N/A
COE.CERG.13040101.XXPost-Baccalaureate Certificate In Educational Leadership Tier IEducational Leadership Tier I - Online (Grad Cert)OnlineAdvanced Certificate (Graduate)COE18The Educational Leadership Tier I graduate certificate program provides a unique opportunity for P-12 educational leaders who already hold an M.Ed. to further develop the skills necessary for school administrative positions through a rigorous performance-based program.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/lthd/educational-leadership-tier-i-certification/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/educational-leadership-tier-i-certificate-program-online/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2502CERGCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00N/A
COE.CERG.13050101.XXPost-Baccalaureate Certificate In Instructional TechnologyInstructional Technology Certification Non-Degree - Online (Grad Cert)OnlineAdvanced Certificate (Graduate)COE24The Instructional Technology graduate certificate offers advanced training in instructional design and the use of technology in educational settings for those who previously earned a master's degree in education and relevant certifications.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/lthd/graduate-certificate-programs/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/instructional-technology-certificate-program-online/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2503CERGCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00N/A
COE.CERG.13133401.XXPost-Baccalaureate Certificate In School Library MediaSchool Library Media Certification - Online (Grad Cert)OnlineAdvanced Certificate (Graduate)COE24This graduate certificate provides advanced instruction in the functions and management of digital learning environments, including school library media centers. Topics include program planning and development, facility management, and media collection maintenance.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/lthd/graduate-certificate-programs/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/school-library-media-certificate-program-online/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2504CERGCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00N/A
COE.GREnd.XXXXXXXX.XXReading Endorsement: Classroom Teacher of Reading Program - Graduate Online (Endorsement)Reading Endorsement: Classroom Teacher of Reading Program - Online (Endorsement)OnlineGraduate EndorsementCOE9The Reading Endorsement: Classroom Teacher of Reading is a fully-online professional endorsement program that prepares you to teach reading at the grade level of your education certification.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/cfr/reading-endorsement-classroom-teacher-of-reading-program/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/endorsement-classroom-teacher-of-reading-program-online/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2478GREndCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00N/A
COE.EdS.13050101.XXSpecialist in Education Degree in Instructional TechnologyInstructional Technology (EdS)OnlineEducation Specialist DegreeCOE30The Ed.S. in Instructional Technology is a rigorous, high-quality, cutting-edge online learning experience that offers advanced training in the use of technology in teaching and learning to create dynamic environments for instructional delivery.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/lthd/education-specialist-instructional-technology/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/instructional-technology-ed-s/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2491EdSCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00EducationFall: July 1 | Spring: No Admit | Summer: No Admit
COE.EdS.13131501.XXSpecialist in Education Degree in Reading EducationReading Education K-12 (EdS)OnlineEducation Specialist DegreeCOE33The Ed.S. in Reading Education is designed for teachers in grades K-12 who possess or are eligible for a Professional Level Five Certificate in Reading Education, Elementary Education, Special Education, or Middle Grades Education as they pursue graduate preparation beyond the Master’s degree.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/cfr/reading-education-ed-s/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/reading-education-ed-s/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2473EdSCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00EducationFall: July 1 | Spring: Nov 1 | Summer: April 1
COE.EdS.42280500.XXSpecialist in Education Degree in School PsychologySchool Psychology (EdS)StatesboroEducation Specialist DegreeCOE69The Ed.S. in School Psychology offers training to equip you to effectively serve children and adolescents with learning, behavioral or emotional problems in educational settings.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/lthd/school-psychology-ed-s/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/schoolpsychology/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2492EdSCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate In-Person$3,318.00$13,259.00N/AEducation, Human BehaviorFall: March 15 | Spring: Oct 10 | Summer: No Admit
COE.GREnd.XXXXXXXX.XXTeacher Leadership Endorsement - Graduate Online (Endorsement)Teacher Leadership Endorsement - Online (Endorsement)OnlineGraduate EndorsementCOE9The online Teacher Leadership Endorsement provides educational leaders with the knowledge and skills needed to ensure effective and efficient management of a school or district while promoting student social and academic learning.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/lthd/teacher-leadership-endorsement/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/teacher-leadership-endorsement-online/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2507GREndCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00N/A
COE.GREnd.XXXXXXXX.XXTeacher Support and Coaching - Graduate Online (Endorsement)Teacher Support and Coaching - Online (Endorsement)OnlineGraduate EndorsementCOE6This Endorsement Program is for teachers and administrators that want to learn how to mentor/support pre-service, induction phase and/or professional educators.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/mgse/teacher-support-and-coaching-endorsement-online/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2513GREndCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00N/A
COE.GREnd.XXXXXXXX.XXTeaching and Learning Endorsement - Graduate Online (Endorsement)Teaching and Learning Endorsement - Online (Endorsement)OnlineGraduate EndorsementCOE9The Online Teaching and Learning Endorsement is designed to prepare K-12 teachers to teach in a virtual school environment. You'll be immersed in the learning process as an online student and the instructional process as an online teacher.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/lthd/online-teaching-and-learning-endorsemen/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/endorsement-online-teaching-and-learning-online/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2505GREndCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00N/A
COE.GREnd.XXXXXXXX.XXComputer Science Education for Teachers - Online (Endorsement)Computer Science Education for Teachers - Online (Endorsement)OnlineGraduate EndorsementCOE9The Computer Science Education Endorsement for Teachers program provides certification for in-service teachers to teach computer science in grades P-12. The program offers three (9 credits) fully online courses that center around the standards adapted from the Standards for Computer Science Educators published in 2011 by the International Society for Technology Education (ISTE), and the Computer Science Teachers Association Interim Standards published in 2016, and are directly adopted to be the program learning outcomes. The program targets learners to become familiar with computational thinking, computer programming teaching methods and pedagogies, as well as principles of computing as they relate to digital citizenship and ethics.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/lthd/computer-science-education-for-teachers-endorsement/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/endorsement-in-computer-science-education-online/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=5201GREndCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 1N/AN/A$3,324.00Computers, ScienceN/A
COE.BSEd.XXXXXXXX.XXBachelor of Science in Education Degree in Elementary EducationElementary Education (BSEd)Statesboro, Savannah, HinesvilleBachelor's DegreeCOE124The Elementary Education B.S. Ed. Certification Track program is designed for students who desire to gain knowledge and skills to teach all subjects at the elementary level including kindergarten through fifth grade. The face-to-face program, offered on all three Georgia Southern campuses, provides numerous opportunities for students to apply their knowledge and skills in elementary classroom experiences and student teaching placements.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/ese/elementary-education-bsed/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2396BSEdCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Undergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AEducationN/A
COE.BSEd.13100101.XXBachelor of Science in Education Degree in Special EducationSpecial Education (BSEd)StatesboroBachelor's DegreeCOE124Earn your initial special education teacher certification for grades P-12 in mild disabilities through the Bachelor of Science in Special Education (B.S.Ed.) program at a top Georgia college. Benefit from comprehensive coursework, teaching methodology, and practical experience in public school classrooms within a 70-mile radius of the Georgia Southern campus. Upon completion and passing the Special Education GACE exam, you'll be eligible for Georgia's special education teacher certification.Nonehttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/ese/bsed/https://admissions.georgiasouthern.edu/apply/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2393BSEdCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Undergraduate In-Person$2,732.00$9,641.00N/AEducationN/A
COE.EdS.13010101.XXSpecialist in Education Degree in Teaching and LearningTeaching and Learning (EdS)OnlineEducation Specialist DegreeCOE33The Teaching and Learning Education Specialist online degree program, accredited by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, is tailored for teachers looking to advance beyond a master's degree. This flexible program emphasizes professional instructional skills and applied research, preparing educators to bridge the gap between theory and practice as teacher-scholars/researchers. Candidates can select from four study concentrations aligned with their Georgia teaching certificate, leading to a level six certificate upgrade upon completion. The program fosters collaboration across disciplines, leadership development, technological proficiency, and action research in content-specific areas.Elementary Education(P-5)
Middle Grades Education(4-8)
Secondary Education(6-12)
Special Education(P-12)
https://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/mgse/teaching-and-learning-grades-p-12-ed-s/https://cogs.georgiasouthern.edu/admission/teaching-and-learning-grades-p-12-ed-s/https://catalog.georgiasouthern.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=2650EdSCollege of Educationhttps://www.georgiasouthern.edu/coe/Graduate Online Tier 2N/AN/A$4,296.00EducationFall: July 15 | Spring: No Admit | Summer: April 1
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Ed.S. Polcies and Forms
Policies

Education Specialist (Ed.S.) Policies
Approved Fall 2019, effective for all Ed.S. students spring 2020

 Field-Based Research Study Final Paper Format
PDF image icon Appendix A
 Topic Approval Form
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 Field-Based Research Defense Form
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Note:  Forms in Appendices A-C are used by both Ed.S. and Tier 1 Ed.D. Higher Education students

Ed.S. Resources for Field-Based Research

Welcome! This webpage is designed to help students in the following College of Education’s Ed.S. programs (all departments) complete their field-based research projects.  It also may be a helpful resource for Educational Leadership doctoral students in Tier 1.  Although these resources are meant to help students work independently, students should consult closely with faculty advisors.

Writing Resources

Data Analysis Resources

Campus-Wide

  • JMP
  • Maple
  • Mathematic
  • MATLAB
  • Minitab
  • SAS
  • SPSS
  • Stata- starting August 1, 2016

College of Education (room 2165)

  • Atlas.ti

Open Source (room 2165)

  • R
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Last updated: 2/22/2024