Childhood & Exceptional Student Education

Contact

Greg Dziuban
Graduate Admissions Coordinator

University Hall 271
912.344.2568
Fax 912.344.3436
Greg.Dziuban@armstrong.edu

Application Information

Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Reading Specialist Education


Academic Requirements

Admission to the program includes four academic requirements: degree, grade point average, testing, and certification level.  Individuals who satisfy all requirements or a listed exemption are eligible for regular "full admission" status. Before applying for admission to the Master of Education in Reading Specialist Education program, you should determine if you are eligible or can become eligible by examining the following minimum academic and certification requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution*
  • Overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 OR one of the following:
    • 3.0 for the last 60 hours leading to the bachelor’s degree
    • GRE combined (verbal and quantitative) score of 297 (or 1000 before 08/01/2011)
    • Miller Analogies Test score of 400
    • Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution*
  • Evidence of T-4 certification or equivalent state-issued clear, renewable teaching or service certificate or eligibility for certification in any field

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 Checklist

Application for admission to the program is a two-step process:  application to the University Office of Graduate Admissions and a separate submission of documents to the College of Education.  The required documents are included in the following two checklists:

Office of Graduate Admissions Application Checklist

College of Education Document Submission Checklist

  • COE Letter of Intent by the applicant (using the required format in the application)
  • One (1) Initial Disposition Assessments -- using the proper form and coming under separate cover 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 or equivalent state-issued clear, renewable teaching or service certificate in any field
  • Current, clear background check OR signed Employment Verification Form (only if applicant if a full-time teacher of record in a Georgia public school)

Office of Admissions
Armstrong State University
Victor Hall, 1st Floor
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, Georgia 31419
912.344.2503 or 800.633.2349
Fax: 912.344.3417
Graduate@armstrong.edu

College of Education
Armstrong State University
Office of the Dean
University Hall 250
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, Georgia 31419
912.344.2568
Fax 912.344.3436

*Note: PSC-accepted accredited institutions are those that are accredited by accrediting organizations recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education at http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation or The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) at http://www.chea.org<./p>

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