Master of Education in Instructional Technology: School Library Media Certification
The Department of Leadership, Technology, and Human Development offers advanced study opportunities in Instructional Technology. Attention is directed to the unique needs of individuals who aspire to leadership positions in the Instructional Technology field.
The coursework for M.Ed. is matched with the candidate's career goals making our degrees suitable for P-12 certification, business, military, or higher education positions in the field of instructional technology. Our program has several options for candidates who are seeking certification in Instructional Technology for the Georgia P-12 Schools and for candidates who are seeking Instructional Technology preparation for other settings.
The M.Ed. program in Instructional Technology meets all Georgia Professional Standards Commission requirements for certification as a School Library Media Specialist, for certification as an Instructional Technology Specialist, or for dual certification in both areas.
"M.Ed. Regular Admission Requirements
Complete requirements for a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution. For admission to the Instructional Technology Concentration or the Dual Certification Concentration, a valid, level 4 or higher Induction, Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate, leadership certificate, service field certificate, or Life certificate is required. For admission to the non-degree certification only program in Instruction Technology, a valid, level 4 or higher Induction, Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate, leadership certificate, service field certificate, or Life certificate and a master’s degree in any field in education are required. For admission to the Media Specialist Concentration, certification is not required, but the program will exceed 36 hours to meet certification requirements. Present a cumulative 2.50 (4.0 scale) grade point average or higher on all undergraduate and graduate work combined. Submit a completed “Disclosure and Affirmation Form” that addresses misconduct disclosure, criminal background check, the Code of Ethics for Educators, and tort liability insurance. Persons seeking initial certification not holding level four certification must submit passing scores on the GACE Program Admission Assessment or be exempt by acceptable SAT, ACT, or GRE scores. *International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES accredited evaluation service and must be a course by course evaluation and include a GPA.(www.naces.org)"