Oct 17, 2019  
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog 
2019-2020 Augusta University Catalog

Master of Education with a major in Instruction with a concentration in Special Education

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Program Overview

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Instruction is designed for candidates who hold a valid teaching certificate and seek an advanced graduate degree. The program consists of 36 semester hours. All content coursework will reflect existing certification  areas. Required field assignments are completed in each education course in the program. Candidates will complete an electronic portfolio in addition to the M.Ed. coursework to demonstrate their ability with the conceptual framework principles of the College of Education.  Georgia Educators must hold a valid, level 4 or higher Induction, Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate, leadership certificate, service field certificate, or Life certificate for program admission.
Applicants who are interested in this degree but do not hold a teaching certificate should contact the Program Director or the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs in the College of Education.


Program Coordinator
Dr. Gordon Eisenman
Department/resource email
Admissions Information

For more information on admissions requirements, please visit the Office of Admissions website. https://www.augusta.edu/admissions/

Electives: 6 Hours

  • Elective One: (3 Credit Hours)
  • Elective Two: (3 Credit Hours)

Endorsement: 9 Hours

Selection is based on availability and must be approved by the advisor. Possibilities include:

  • Gifted Endorsement
  • Computer Science Endorsement
  • Reading Endorsement
  • STEM Endorsement
  • TESOL Endorsement

Total Number of Hours for the Degree: 36 Hours

Degree Requirements: 36 Hours

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