Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah Georgia

Childhood and Exceptional Student Education


Childhood & Exceptional Student Education


Greg Dziuban
Graduate Admissions Coordinator

University Hall 271
Fax 912.344.3436

Application Checklist

Master of Education (M. Ed.) in Special Education

The College of Education will admit a new class of students to the Master of Education in Special Education program only once per year – in the fall.

Application for admission to the Master of Education in Special Education 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

College of Education Submission Checklist

  • COE Letter of Intent by the applicant (using the required format)
  • One (1) Initial Disposition Assessment -- using the proper form [and coming under separate cover from the reference] The assessment should be completed by a current or former supervisor, colleague, or faculty member.  Initial disposition assessments take the place of letters of recommendation.
  • Evidence of T-4 certification or equivalent state-issued clear, renewable teaching in special education or eligibility for certification
  • Signed Employment Verification Form (only if applicant if a full-time teacher of record in a Georgia public school) OR current, clear background check through

Office of Graduate Admissions
Armstrong Atlantic State University
Victor Hall, 2nd Floor
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, Georgia 31419
912.344.2798 or 800.633.2349
Fax: 912.344.3488

College of Education
Armstrong Atlantic State University
Office of the Dean
University Hall 250
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, Georgia 31419
Fax 912.344.3436


Admission Requirements