Degree Requirements: 36-42 Credit Hours
The courses in this program are offered 100% online.
This program is approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission as a program leading to certification in Instructional Technology. Completing the program will prepare candidates for certification, but candidates should consult with program faculty, the College of Education Graduate Academic Services Center, or the Georgia Professional Standards commission regarding current certification rules upon entering the program.
- Complete requirements for a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
- For admission into the Instructional Technology concentration or the Dual Certification concentration, candidates must possess or be eligible for a renewable Georgia level four or higher Induction, Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate, leadership certificate, service field certificate, or Life certificate; or possess an equivalent out-of-state level four or higher certificate. Candidates who have completed all requirements for the Georgia level four teaching certificate have until the end of the first semester to obtain the certificate. Candidates with an out-ofstate certificate will not receive Georgia certification upon program completion.
For admission into the School Library Media Specialist concentration, candidates may or may not possess a teaching certificate:
- Candidates who possess or are eligible for a renewable Georgia level four or higher certificate, or who possess an equivalent out-of-state certificate should submit a copy of their certification. Candidates who have completed all requirements for the Georgia level four teaching certificate have until the end of the first semester to obtain certificate. Candidates with an out-of-state certificate will not receive Georgia certification upon program completion.
- Candidates may also pursue this concentration without prior Georgia certification as initial certification in Georgia. Candidates may be subject to additional course and program requirements for certification.
3. Present a cumulative 2.50 (4.0 scale) grade point average or higher on all undergraduate and graduate work combined.
4. Submit a completed “Disclosure and Affirmation Form” that addresses misconduct disclosure, criminal background check, the Code of Ethics for Educators, and tort liability insurance.