Special Education M.Ed.

The Master of Education in Special Education General Curriculum is structured for teachers who already hold a level four teaching certificate from the State of Georgia. Graduate students of this degree program will be focused on school improvement plans and methods for children and youth (grades P-12). Teachers will examine their own school’s needs, create a plan for improvement and share their outcomes with local, regional, state and national associations.

Admission Requirements:

  • graduate admissions application form
  • Two professional recommendations (pdf)
  • official copies of all transcripts
  • passing score on the College of Education Graduate Writing Assessment or waiver as follows:
    • graduate of Georgia College
    • 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
    • students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at Georgia College upon conferment of their baccalaureate degree
  • Minimal GPA of 2.5
  • verification of immunization
  • verification of Georgia T4 certification or evidence of qualification for one (or a minimum of an induction certificate)

Candidates apply for upgrades through their school systems or directly to the Professional Standards Commission. Georgia College is not involved in this process.

Catalog Description


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

Dr. Stephen Wills
Program Coordinator
Room 228A

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