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SMGE

Secondary & Middle Grades Education

SMGE Specialist Degrees

The Ed.S. In Secondary or Middle Grades Education program coursework is fully online*, preparing professional teachers to enhance their content and instructional expertise and strengthening their ability to improve student learning.

Degree Highlights:

  • Six content-based areas: Chemistry, English, History, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies
  • Completed in four semesters (15 months); 30 credit hours
  • 100% ONLINE options for concentrations in English, Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and History
  • Hybrid options (80+% online): Secondary Chemistry
  • All degrees are approved for certificate upgrades by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission
  • Focus on learner-centered curriculum and instruction in the content areas
  • Small class sizes and individualized learning
  • Designed to advance middle grades and secondary teachers’ content knowledge and knowledge of diverse adolescent learners
  • Coursework may be transferred into the Ed.D. in Secondary and Middle Grades Education program
  • GRE waiver available (click here for details)

*The Secondary Chemistry Education program includes two content courses (6 credit hours) designed as hybrid courses. Students may also attend several face-to-face classes on campus during summer.

Program of Study

The program includes 30 total hours, including 9 hours of education and research core courses, 12 hours of secondary or middle grades major courses, and 9 hours of teaching field courses.

We offer the following degree options:

  • Ed.S. in Middle Grades Language Arts
  • Ed.S. in Secondary English
  • Ed.S. in Middle Grades Mathematics
  • Ed.S. in Secondary Mathematics
  • Ed.S. in Middle Grades Science
  • Ed.S. in Secondary Chemistry
  • Ed.S. in Middle Grades Social Studies
  • Ed.S. in Secondary History

*All courses are Fully Online, except content courses in Chemistry Education and American Studies.

 

ED.S. Middle Grades

Middle Grades Education - Mathematics (Ed.S.) [Online]

The Ed.S. in Middle Grades Education is designed for candidates who have already earned an M.Ed. in Middle Grades Education or a related field and wish to continue graduate study in order to enhance their expertise and improve their practice. Candida [...]

Middle Grades Education – Language Arts (Ed.S.) [Online]

The Ed.S. in Middle Grades Education is designed for candidates who have already earned an M.Ed. in Middle Grades Education or a related field and wish to continue graduate study in order to enhance their expertise and improve their practice. Candida [...]

Middle Grades Education – Science (Ed.S.) [Hybrid]

The Ed.S. in Middle Grades Education is designed for candidates who have already earned an M.Ed. in Middle Grades Education or a related field and wish to continue graduate study in order to enhance their expertise and improve their practice. Candida [...]

Middle Grades Education – Social Studies (Ed.S.) [Online]

The Ed.S. in Middle Grades Education is designed for candidates who have already earned an M.Ed. in Middle Grades Education or a related field and wish to continue graduate study in order to enhance their expertise and improve their practice. Candida [...]

 

ED.S. Secondary Education

Secondary Education – Chemistry (Ed.S.) [Hybrid]

The Ed.S. in Secondary Education is designed for candidates who have already earned an M.Ed. in Secondary Education or a related field and wish to continue graduate study in order to enhance their expertise and improve their practice. Candidates will [...]

Secondary Education – English (Ed.S.) [Online]

The Ed.S. in Secondary Education is designed for candidates who have already earned an M.Ed. in Secondary Education or a related field and wish to continue graduate study in order to enhance their expertise and improve their practice. Candidates will [...]

Secondary Education - History (Ed.S.) [Online]

The Ed.S. in Secondary Education is designed for candidates who have already earned an M.Ed. in Secondary Education or a related field and wish to continue graduate study in order to enhance their expertise and improve their practice. Candidates will [...]

Secondary Education - Mathematics (Ed.S.) [Online]

The Ed.S. in Secondary Education is designed for candidates who have already earned an M.Ed. in Secondary Education or a related field and wish to continue graduate study in order to enhance their expertise and improve their practice. Candidates will [...]