Master of Education-Curriculum and Instruction in Accomplished Teaching

Columbus State University
Degree Level Masters
Total Credit Hours 36

Program Description

The M.Ed. in Accomplished Teaching is an online degree offered cooperatively by Columbus State University, Georgia Southern University, and Valdosta State University, all fully accredited institutions in the University System of Georgia. The 36-hour program is based on the Curriculum and Instruction standards developed by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. The standards include Knowledge of Curriculum, Instruction, Content, Students, Research, Assessment, and Professionalism. This innovative degree program provides advanced professional and pedagogical studies that develop expertise in the knowledge and skills of accomplished teachers. The degree emphasizes application of acquired knowledge and skills in the teacher's classroom and school.

This program is approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission as a program leading to certification in Curriculum and Instruction.

Additional program information can be found on the CSU Department of Teacher Education, Leadership, and Counseling website.

Upon successful completion of the M.Ed. program, the candidate may apply for teacher certification at the advanced professional level.

Admissions Information

Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on all undergraduate work at an accredited United States institution in fulfillment of the requirements for a baccalaureate degree.

Applicants must hold one of the following:

  • A current induction certificate that meets pathway 1,2, or 3 in any field in the State of Georgia
  • A current professional teaching certificate in any field in the State of Georgia