Master of Education in Instructional Technology: School Library Media Certification

Georgia Southern University
Degree Level Masters
Total Credit Hours 36

Program Description

The M.Ed. program 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.

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, we offer the Master of Education in Instructional Technology – School Library Media

For applicants who are not certified educators and wish to pursue initial certification as a Media Specialist, we offer the following degree option Master of Education in Instructional Technology – School Library Media (for those interested in initial school library media certification)

Admissions Information

Regular Admission

  1. Complete the requirements for a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  2. For admission into the School Library Media Specialist concentration, candidates may or may not possess a teaching certificate:
  • Candidates who possess or are eligible for a renewable Georgia level four or higher certificate, or who possess an equivalent out-of-state certificate should submit a copy of their certification. 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.
  • Candidates may also pursue this concentration without prior Georgia certification as initial certification in Georgia. Candidates may be subject to additional course and program requirements for certification.

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.

Program Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation