University System of Georgia Franchise Programs

Certain Master of Education degree programs are offered on-line through the University System of Georgia's Georgia ONmyLINE.

Transfer Credits

All of the College of Education program involved in a USG franchise program may allow for additional graduate course credits to be transferred from other USG institutions involved in the respective franchise. The maximum number of transfer credits allowed will be identified by the specific program and will be published in program materials. The M.Ed. in Instructional Technology franchise program will allow up to 9 transfer credits with the advisor’s approval. The M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Accomplished Teaching will allow up to 27 transfer credits including 18 credits of that program’s required franchise courses with advisor’s approval.

Franchise Programs Admission Requirements

Quick Admit

For quick admission to a USG Franchise Program, applicants must:

  1. Complete and submit the “Georgia OnMyLine” admission application and pay the specified application fee.
  2. Have completed bachelor’s degree requirements from a regionally accredited institution.
  3. Possess a clear, renewable Georgia certification in teaching, service, or leadership field.
  4. Present a cumulative 2.50 (4.0 scale) grade point average or higher on all undergraduate and graduate work combined.

Quick Admit candidates will be evaluated at the end of the first 9 credits of study in terms of GPA and key assessments.

Regular

For Regular admission to a USG Franchise Program applicants must:

  1. Complete and submit the “Georgia OnMyLine” admission application and pay the specified application fee.
  2. Have completed bachelor’s degree requirements from a regionally accredited institution.
  3. Present official score reports for the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or the General Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  4. Present a cumulative 2.50 (4.0 scale) grade point average or higher on all undergraduate and graduate work combined.

Collaborative Franchise Programs

Applicants for a USG Franchise Collaborative Program, such as the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction - Accomplished Teaching, must apply for and be admitted to the cooperating university from which they choose to earn the degree.