Department of Leadership, Technology, and Human Development
Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders, Educators, and Human Service Professionals
At Georgia Southern University’s Department of Leadership, Technology, and Human Development, you’ll find programs designed to bolster your leadership skills in a variety of settings or be a facilitator of personal growth and change. This department focuses on nurturing skills in school and clinical mental health counseling, educational leadership, higher education administration, instructional technology, and school psychology. Whether you’re aiming for a graduate degree or seeking specialized certifications in educational leadership, instructional technology, or school library media, this department provides comprehensive training. Additionally, it offers unique endorsements in teacher leadership and online teaching, ensuring you are well-equipped for modern educational challenges.
Cultivating Educational Leaders, Innovators and Facilitators of Personal Growth
At Georgia Southern University, you’ll find academic programs designed to foster growth and expertise in various educational fields. From graduate degrees in counseling, leadership, school psychology, and technology to a comprehensive doctoral program in educational leadership, there’s a program tailored to your aspirations.
- Master of Education in Counselor Education (Statesboro Campus)
- Master of Education in Educational Leadership (Online)
- Master of Education in Higher Education Administration (Statesboro Campus – Hybrid or Online)
- Master of Education in Instructional Technology (Online/Georgia ONmyLINE)
Certificates and Endorsements
The department holds a combined total of four accreditations, giving students confidence that they are pursuing a highly reputable degree.
Versatile Career Preparation
Our programs prepare students for a career in both school and clinical mental health counseling, educational leadership, higher education administration, instructional technology, and school psychology.
Online Graduate Programs
Most graduate programs in the department are offered 100% online.
Shape Your Future in Education
Enroll at Georgia Southern University and step into a world where your education leads to fulfilling careers in the educational sector. With an average salary of $72,217, you can look forward to roles like teacher, principal, educator, instructional designer, or instructional coach. Our graduates are sought after by prominent 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. Here, your passion for education transforms into a rewarding professional future.
The Department of Leadership, Technology, and Human Development at Georgia Southern University offers a broad range of programs that provide school/system-wide and student-oriented support services for traditional and alternative settings. A diverse selection of graduate programs prepare school and community agency personnel in the areas of school and clinical mental health counseling, educational leadership, higher education administration, instructional technology and school psychology. A doctoral degree program in educational leadership is also offered by this department. In addition to degree programs, the department offers certificate programs in education leadership, instruction technology and school library media, and offers the teacher leader and the online teaching and learning endorsements. The department also houses the Instructional Design and Technology minor.
We are a department that is committed to your success. Our mission is predicated on that of the College of Education, which encompasses the preparation of “…students to teach, lead, counsel and model life-long learning; engage in scholarship that provides new pathways to meet the needs of a dynamic diverse society; and facilitate access to learning opportunities that are authentic, student-centered, and technology-rich.”
Your interest in our programs is appreciated. As you take the opportunity to review what the department has to offer, let us know if we can assist you in any way.
Explore your interests in the following degree programs, and find out which program is right for you!
- Educational Leadership Ed.D. Statesboro Campus (Hybrid)
- Instructional Technology Ed.S. – Online
- School Psychology Ed.S. – Statesboro Campus (Hybrid)
- Counselor Education M.Ed. – Statesboro Campus
- Educational Leadership M.Ed. – Online
- Higher Education Administration M.Ed. – Statesboro Campus (Hybrid) or Online
- Instructional Technology M.Ed. – Online/Georgia ONmyLINE
- Educational Leadership Tier 1 Certificate – Online
- Instructional Technology Certificate – Online
- School Library Media Certification – Online
- Online Teaching and Learning Endorsement – Online
- Teacher Leadership Endorsement – Online