The statements set forth in this catalog are for informational purposes only and should not be construed as the basis of a contract between a student and this institution. While the provisions of the catalog will ordinarily be applied as stated, Augusta University reserves the right to change any provision listed in this catalog, including but not limited to academic requirements for graduation, without actual notice to individual students. Reasonable effort will be made to keep students advised of any such changes. It is especially important that students note that it is their responsibility to keep themselves apprised of current graduation requirements for their particular degree program.
The graduate program in Leadership is a performance-based program that is aligned with the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC) standards. Information on educational leadership certification rules, as stipulated by the Georgia PSC, is available on the PSC’s website (www.gapsc.com). Candidates seeking certification in school leadership or teacher leadership are responsible for ensuring the M.Ed. in Leadership is appropriate in their respective states.
Achieve a minimum “B” average (3.0 GPA) on all coursework in this program.
The candidate must have attempted the Educational Leadership GACE (Test #301) prior to completion of the M.Ed. program and must pass the assessment to obtain an Educational Leadership Tier I Certificate.
The candidate must attempt the Georgia Ethics for Educational Leadership Assessment – Program Exit (Test #380) prior to completion of the M.Ed. program and must pass the assessment to obtain an Educational Leadership Tier I Certificate.
Candidates must take a minimum of 9 hours of content or content pedagogy courses relevant for a certificate field held by a candidate. These 9 hours may be used to add a teaching endorsement. For example, to add the Gifted Endorsement, candidates would take: