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M.Ed. in Special Education General Curriculum

Available: Online

The educational leadership program develops advanced practitioners to become mentors and advisors to beginning educators, innovative leaders in their schools and communities and architects of change in the systems that govern local, state, and national education.  The master of education degree supports this philosophy by providing the practitioner with the tools to construct a knowledge base in current educational trends and innovative curricular designs which will build the foundation for innovative leadership resulting in successful student performance.  The content field coursework specific to Leadership is taken as part of a cohort.  The coursework is configured with on-line assignments and study and a yearlong residency field experience. 


Admission Requirements

  1. Graduate Admissions Application Form
  2. Two professional recommendations (pdf)
  3. Official copies of all transcripts
  4. A passing score on the College of Education Graduate Writing Assessment or GRE – 1000 (Verbal and Quantitative combined) if taken prior to August 1, 2011, or 305 (Verbal and Quantitative Combined) if taken on or after August 1, 2011.  MAT – 400.  
  5. Minimal GPA of 2.50
  6. Verification of immunization

Applicants who have previously earned a baccalaureate or master’s degree from Georgia College, will automatically waive the application testing requirement. Students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at Georgia College, will have the testing requirement waived upon conferment of their baccalaureate degree.


At present time, there is not a certification in Educational Leadership issued by the Professional Standards Commission of Georgia.  The M.Ed. provides the practitioner with the knowledge and degree to enter the Educational Specialist in the Educational Leadership Program which leads to a Performance Based Leadership certificate issued by the Professional Standards Commission of Georgia.


Professional Standards Note: To be eligible for a certificate in Educational Leadership, the applicant must hold a specialist's degree or higher from a PSC-approved accredited institution.

Contact Information
Ms. Shanda Brand
Graduate Admission Advisor
CBX 70; 220 Kilpatrick Hall
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-445-1383 Phone toll free in Georgia: 800-342-0471 Ext. 1383


Dr. Barbara Roquemore, Program Coordinator

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