Master of Education in Instructional Technology: Instructional Technology Certification

Georgia Southern University
Degree Level Masters
Total Credit Hours 36

Program Description

The Department of Leadership, Technology, and Human Development offers advanced study opportunities in Instructional Technology. These courses provide teachers, media specialists, instructional supervisors and postsecondary personnel the skills and competence necessary to select and use technology in all its forms. Attention is directed to the unique needs of individuals who aspire to leadership positions in the Instructional Technology field. The M. Ed. program in Instructional Technology with Instructional Technology certification meets all Georgia Professional Standards Commission requirements for certification.

Admissions Information

Admissions Information

Regular Admission

1. Complete requirements for a Bachelor’s degree in education from a regionally accredited institution.

2. 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. Complete Disclosure and Affirmation questions that address 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 course work 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.(

State Authorization and Professional Licensure Disclaimer

The Master of Education in Instructional Technology: Instructional Technology Certification program leads to Professional Licensure.

Not all programs are available to residents in all states. Please check the institution's State Authorization and Professional Licensure website(s) to ensure you reside in an authorized state. Georgia Southern University's Professional License Disclosure

Program Accreditation

Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation