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M.Ed. degree in the Program of Workforce Education

Program Details

At the University of Georgia, a Master of Education program is offered in Workforce Education. This program is designed for those who hold a bachelor’s degree with a specialization in an area included in Career and Technical Education. This may include Agricultural Education, Business Education, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Technological Studies, Marketing Education, or Trade and Industrial Education.

Approximately 20 students will be admitted into this program each fall semester. Students will begin and complete the program with the same group of their peers, more commonly known as a cohort format. Instructors will teach through a framework consisting of work ethic, innovation, coursework, and career subjects. This program will teach students the necessary skills to develop innovation, build communication and work ethic skills, and how to supervise careers in a global economy.

There are 36 credit hours in this program, with each of the 12 courses being worth three credit hours. Courses will be taught in groups of two each semester, including summers. Some courses include Basic Research Methods, Career Development, Instructional Design, Technology & Society, and Business Communication.


Besides having a bachelor’s degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA, applicants will need to submit the UGA graduate school application, their GRE or MAT scores, three letters of recommendation, official transcripts, and a Letter of Intent. The combined minimal score for the GRE is 286 and 402 for the MAT.

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges