Graduate Catalog 2016-2017

Master of Education (M.Ed.) with a major in Curriculum and Instruction

Program Description

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M.Ed. Admission Requirements

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1.   University Graduate Admissions Form including application fee, if applicable.

2.   Two professional recommendations (pdf) using the Recommendation Form found at:

3.   Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended (except Georgia College)

4.   A passing score, or documentation of an attempt to pass, for the Educator Ethics for Leadership GACE Test code 380

4.   Documentation of completing coursework for the identification and education of children with special needs.  Georgia PSC educator certification is acceptable documentation.

5.   Verification of immunization

6.   Minimum GPA of 2.50

M.Ed. Advisement


The M.Ed. with major in Curriculum and Instruction begins in summer semester of each year and ends with the following summer semester.  Each candidate admitted to the cohort has a program of study listing the timeline for all courses.  There are no substitutes or electives and all courses are taken at the same time during the program with other members of the cohort.  Candidates are assigned to the cohort professor for advisement and are encouraged to initiate communication on a regular basis with the professor who will also serve as facilitator and coach.

M.Ed. Program of Study

The Master of Education degree requires a minimum of 36 semester hours of course work. Only those courses listed on the Program of Graduate Study fulfill degree requirements. Grades below a C do not fulfill degree requirements.

M.Ed. Transient Credit

Candidates must enroll in all courses in the program of study at Georgia College.

M.Ed. Exit Requirements

<Confirmation of Exit Requirements text approval required>  All candidates must pass a comprehensive program exit requirement and fulfill degree requirements to graduate including an electronic portfolio presentation and submit a formal application to graduate.  Candidates should check with their assigned program advisor for specifics.

M.Ed. Graduate Assistantships


Limited Graduate Assistantships are available. Applications can be accessed at: 

Academic Dismissal Policy


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<Certification text approval required> Successful completion of the M.Ed. program and passing the GACE Ethics and GACE content exams enable the graduate to be recommended for Tier I certification with the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.

Program of Study

Curriculum and Instruction Core (26 semester hours)

EDCI 6100Curriculum Theory


EDCI 6101Learning Theo & Role of Cult


EDCI 6102Analyzing Assmt Pol Prac Power


EDCI 6103Util Ed Rsrch to Impv Learning


EDCI 6104Curric Dev and Eval


EDCI 6106Curriculum Leadership Capstone


Specialization (minimum of 12 semester hours)

EDCI 6200Student-Centered Pedagogy


EDCI 6201Implement Research Project


EDIT 6225Intro to Distance Learning


EDCI 6202Curriculum and Imagination


Total Credit Hours: 36

EDEX 6111 Exceptional Individual in Regular Classes is required only when this course has not been completed during the student's undergraduate degree work.

Further Information

Prospective students desiring further information on graduate programs may contact Shanda Brand, Graduate Admissions Advisor, at Georgia College, Campus Box 70, Milledgeville, GA 31061.


Phone: 478-445-1383.  (Toll free in Georgia at 1-800-342-0471, extension 1383.)