Master of Education (M.Ed/Tier-1) Degree in Educational Leadership

Augusta University
Degree Level Masters
Total Credit Hours 36
Per Credit Hour Cost See Website
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Program Description

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Leadership with a concertation in School Administration is available as a completely online program at Augusta University. The performance-based program consists of 36 semester hours of graduate credit. The degree may be completed in three consecutive semesters. Educators who complete the program will be eligible for Tier One Leadership Certification in the State of Georgia.

Note: Approved Certification-only program leading to Tier One Educational Leadership is also available.

Candidates in the online program will be provided opportunities to link practice to theoretical and philosophical frameworks of educational leadership in the context of practice.

Note: If you live outside the state of Georgia please verify that the online program is authorized in the state you reside.

Admissions Information

General Admissions Requirements / Information: All applicants must possess a valid, level 4 or higher, Induction, Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate, Leadership certificate, Service Field certificate, or Life certificate. Minimum Degree Requirement: Minimum of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited program and an accredited college or university. To be used to satisfy degree requirements, evaluation of foreign educational transcripts must show degree earned that is the U.S. equivalent of degree required by the program.

GPA: Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA at the Baccalaureate level (Baccalaureate need not be in education) calculated on all undergraduate work attempted in which letter grades were awarded.

Completed applications and references will be transferred from College systems to Augusta University’s Office of Academic Admissions (OAA) for processing into the Augusta University electronic applicant database Degree-seeking graduate students are admitted through a cooperative effort between The Office of Academic Admissions, The Graduate School, and the colleges or departments that offer graduate degree or certificate programs. Admission to TGS graduate programs is a multi-step process. College of Education Admissions Contact: Macy Rice Email: marice@augusta.edu Phone: +1706-729-2980

Application Requirements: Official Transcripts: Official transcripts are required from all universities and colleges ever attended. Only in the case of transcripts from international colleges/universities will an official course-by-course transcript evaluation be accepted in lieu of an official transcript. Official transcripts should be sent to Augusta University's Office of Academic Admissions.

Recommendations: From three individuals are required. Referees should be professionals qualified to critically assess the applicant's prior academic, employment, research and/or clinical experiences, and qualifications (as applicable) as well as the applicant's potential as a graduate student in the field/program selected.

Proof of Lawful Presence: Acceptance to the Augusta University is conditional until lawful presence is verified.

Background Check: A clear criminal background record is required.

Liability Insurance: Applicants must have the required liability insurance (2-year minimum).

Program Accreditation

Accredited through Georgia Public Standards Commission