Master of Education in Instructional Technology: Dual Certification Instructional Technology and School Library Media

Georgia Southern University
Degree Level Masters
Total Credit Hours 36

Program Description

The M.Ed. in Instructional Technology offers advanced study opportunities in Instructional Technology. Attention is directed to the unique needs of individuals who aspire to leadership positions in the Instructional Technology field. Our program has several options for candidates who are seeking certification in Instructional Technology and/or School Library Media in Georgia P-12 Schools. The M.Ed. program in Instructional Technology meets all Georgia Professional Standards Commission requirements for certification as a School Library Media Specialist, for certification as an Instructional Technology Specialist, or for dual certification in both areas.

Our M.Ed. in Instructional Technology offers two P-12 certifications recognized by the Georgia PSC: the school library media certification and the instructional technology certification. Our program can be tailored to meet the needs of technology specialists and instructional designers in designers in schools, and school districts.

For applicants who are currently certified to teach in Georgia P-12 Schools and are seeking to add another area of Instructional Technology or Media Specialist certification, the Master of Education in Instructional Technology – Dual Certification (Instructional Technology and School Library Media Specialist).

Admissions Information

  1. Complete requirements for a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  2. For admission into the Instructional Technology concentration or the Dual Certification concentration, candidates must possess or be eligible for a renewable Georgia level four or higher Induction, Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate, leadership certificate, service field certificate, or Life certificate; or possess an equivalent out-of-state level four or higher certificate. Candidates who have completed all requirements for the Georgia level four teaching certificate have until the end of the first semester to obtain the certificate. Candidates with an out-of-state certificate will not receive Georgia certification upon program completion.
  3. Present a cumulative 2.50 (4.0 scale) grade point average or higher on all undergraduate and graduate work combined.
  4. Submit a completed “Disclosure and Affirmation Form” that addresses misconduct disclosure, criminal background check, the Code of Ethics for Educators, and tort liability insurance.

Applicants may be approved for provisional admission based on the quality of the admission material presented. Provisional students must earn grades of ‘B’ or higher in their first nine (9) hours of coursework after admission and meet any other stipulations outlined by the department to be converted to regular status.

*International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES-accredited evaluation service and must be a course-by-course evaluation and include a GPA. (

Program Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation