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Ed.S. in Education with a concentration in
     -Middle Grades Language Arts
     -Middle Grades Mathematics
     -Middle Grades Reading
     -Middle Grades Science
     -Middle Grades Social Studies

 

This degree is available at the Macon Campus, but some coursework may be needed on the Milledgeville Campus depending on the candidate's content area concentration or area of interest. 

The Ed.S. in Education with a concentration in middle grades language arts, mathematics, reading, science or social science provides advanced study for qualified master educators of young adolescents.  Middle Grades Specialist students experience an advanced, research-oriented, professional education core that focuses on Authentic Learning Communities, and they are able to build upon and expand work and interests begun at the master's level – extending and strengthening their professional, pedagogical and content knowledge.  The program prepares advanced practitioners to be Middle Level Architects of Change and dynamic leaders in their professional community.

Each candidate for the Ed.S. in Education degree is assigned a graduate advisor in Middle Grades Education who serves as a mentor throughout the program and assists the candidate in completing the Specialist Program of Graduate Study.

It is important to note that this program is designed for individuals who already hold or qualify for a level five (5) Georgia Teacher's certificate.

Application  Deadlines
July 1 - Fall Semester
Nov. 15 - Spring Semester
April 1 - Maymester
April 1 - Summer Semester


Admission Requirements

  1. Graduate Admissions Application Form
  2. Two professional recommendations (pdf)
  3. Official copies of all transcripts
  4. Passing scores on the Graduate Writing Assessment
  5. Minimal GPA of 3.25
  6. Verification of immunization
  7. Verification of Georgia T5 certification
  8. Two years of teaching experience on clear/renewable certification

 Contact Information

Shanda Brand, Graduate Admission Advisor
shanda.brand@gcsu.edu
CBX 70, 220 Kilpatrick Hall
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-445-1383
Phone toll free in Georgia: 800-342-0471 Ext. 1383

Dr. Nancy Mizelle, Middle Grades Coordinator
Nancy.mizelle@gcsu.edu
CBX 71, 126 Kilpatrick Hall
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-445-6555
Phone toll free in Georgia: 800-342-0471 Ext. 6555

Dr. Marcia Peck, Ed.S. Coordinator
marcia.peck@gcsu.edu
CBX 79
122 Kilpatrick Hall
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-445-2513
Phone toll free in Georgia: 1-800-342-0471 Ext. 2513

Graduate Admissions
Georgia College
Campus Box 107
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-445-1336
grad-admit@gcsu.edu

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