Education Specialist in Secondary Education
Georgia Southern University

Program Details

The online Education Specialist in Secondary Education program is designed to meet the demands of teachers who are certified in a secondary education concentration area as they pursue graduate preparation beyond the master’s degree.  Students will complete content specific requirements in their secondary certification field while also collaborating with others across disciplines and developing leadership skills.  Coursework helps students apply and extend content knowledge and pedagogical skills through the examination of curriculum and instruction issues and research.


  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Possess or be eligible for a Georgia level five certificate or a Certificate of Eligibility for a level five Induction certificate in one of the secondary education certification fields: biology, broad fields science, business, chemistry, economics, English, geography, history, mathematics, physics, or political science
  • 3.25 or higher GPA on all graduate work attempted
  • Statement of purpose
  • Disclosure and Affirmation statements

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges