Secondary Education M.Ed. Online Program
Credit Hours: 36
Entry Term: Fall, Spring and Summer
A fully online program, the Master of Education in Secondary Education is designed for individuals who currently hold a renewable Induction or Professional Level Four Certificate or equivalent in one of the following teaching fields: biology, broad field science, chemistry, economics, English, geography, history, mathematics, physics, or political science.
This secondary education master’s program is based upon the concept of developmentally appropriate practices and the value of diverse, intensive field experiences working with diverse student populations. You can read more about the student learning outcomes to find out if it’s the right secondary education program for you.
The program is approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC) and meets the PSC’s certificate upgrade requirements.
(Note: Individuals seeking initial certification and those who hold a non-renewable (NR) teacher certification, should pursue the Teaching M.A.T. degree rather than this Master in Education (M.Ed.) degree program.)
The Georgia Southern University Office of Graduate Admissions oversees the application process for graduate students. Please review the links below for admission requirements and deadlines
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Professional Certification Disclosure
The College of Education anticipates that graduates of the M.Ed. Secondary Education programs will seek state licenses or certifications.
The program listed above leads to a Georgia Certificate Upgrade. Visit the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for more information. The College of Education has not determined where its programs will qualify a graduate to take the required exams in other states or territories. Check the requirements of your state or territory using the link provided.
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For required disclosures in general with regard to online programs offered by the University, visit the Office of Legal Affairs website.
Last updated: 6/22/2023