Educational Leadership M.Ed.

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

  • Graduate Admissions Application Form
  • Two professional recommendations (pdf)
  • Official copies of all transcripts
  • 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.  
  • Minimum GPA of 2.50
  • Verification of immunization

The GaPSC Ethics Assessment shall be completed for diagnostic purposes at program entry for Tier I candidates and passed as a certification requirement near completion of the Tier I program. Any candidate in a Tier II program who did not complete the Ethics Assessment in a Tier I program shall do so in a Tier II program, both for diagnostic and certification purposes.

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.

This program is in transition to a tiered program consistent to the new Professional Standards Commission rules (  Please contact the Program Coordinator, Dr. Cheryl Reynolds ( ) if you have questions or concerns.


Dr. Cheryl Reynolds
Program Coordinator
Room 102

Ms. Shanda Brand
Graduate Director
CBX 70 Georgia College
217A Kilpatrick Education Center
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-445-1383  Fax: 478-445-6582  

John H. Lounsbury College of Education
202A Kilpatrick Education Center  |  Campus Box 79
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone: (478) 445-7368
Fax: (478) 445-6582