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Graduate Admissions Coordinator
University Hall 271
Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction
Before applying for admission to the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program, individuals should determine if they are eligible or can become eligible by examining the following minimum academic and certification requirements:
- An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
- A minimum overall undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 OR in most recent degree.
- Documented T-4 certification or above, or equivalent state-issued, clear, renewable teaching or service certificate.
- A letter of intent (following the College of Education’s approved format).
- One (1) completed and signed College of Education initial disposition assessment form.
- A College of Education’s Employment Verification Form signed by the appropriate school representative or criminal background check as directed by the College of Education.
The above are minimum academic, test score or professional requirements only. Read the entire application checklist to determine what documents must be included in your submission.
Application for admission to the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program is a two-step process: application to the University Office of Graduate Admissions and a separate application to the College of Education. The required documents are included in the following two checklists:
Office of Graduate Admissions Application Checklist
- Graduate Admissions Application
- Payment of the Application Fee
- Certificate of immunization 221K
- Lawful presence verification 360K (required for all applicants requesting in-state tuition)
One (1) official transcript 26K from all schools -- undergraduate and graduate -- where degrees were earned or work was done (Official transcripts must be in a sealed envelope from the institution.)
The preferred method of delivery is electronic. Schools that issue official transcripts electronically should submit them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Official transcripts can be mailed directly to Graduate Admissions from the attende
College of Education Document Submission Checklist
- COE Letter of Intent by the applicant (using the required format in the application)
- One (1) Initial Disposition Assessment -- using the proper form [and coming separately from the references. Assessment requests should be made to current or former supervisors, colleagues or faculty members. Letters of recommendation are not required.
- Evidence of T-4 certification in any field or equivalent state-issued clear, renewable teaching or service certificate or eligilibity for a certificate
- Signed Employment Verification Form (only if applicant is a full-time teacher of record in a Georgia public school) OR current, clear background check through CertifiedBackground.com