The Department of Secondary & Middle Grades Education offers the following programs, each of which is approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. The initial teacher certification programs (the B.S. in MGE and the MATs) are also “nationally recognized” by the appropriate professional association (e.g., Association of Middle Level Education, National Science Teachers Association). The Master of Education, Education Specialist, and the Education Doctorate are approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission as leading to certificate upgrades.
March 6, 2015: SMGE has recently received approval from KSU's Graduate Policy & Curriculum Committee to add the option of a waiver of the test (GRE) requirement for admissions to the Ed.S. in Middle Grades Education and in Secondary Education. Check this link for details.