Ed.S. Frequently Asked QuestionsCOURSES FAQs OVERVIEW KSU CATALOG
Are any fellowships and/or financial assistance (outside of loans) available to those who are still working as K-12 teachers?
Yes. Candidates are encouraged to apply for the Clenadine Scholars Program. They are also encouraged to apply for research and teaching assistantships through the graduate college (more information can be found at: http://graduate.kennesaw.edu/).
Is this an program online or is it on campus?
The program is on campus with a variety of classes in the program of study offered online or hybrid format.
Do I need a teaching credential to enter the program?
No. Candidates may have the equivalent professional experience working with students with disabilities.
Does the Ed.S. degree qualify for a step increase?
We are unable to advise you any professional accreditation or increases in pay. We recommend that you contact your human resource office and the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.
How long does it take to complete the program?
Candidates in the specialist program can complete their program in four semesters.
Is this a theory-heavy program or an applied program?
The Ed.S. program in Special Education were designed to provide students with balanced knowledge of current theoretical and practice based knowledge of the field.
Do I need to take the Special Education GACE to enter the program?