Academic Programs

Master Degrees

Bachelor Degrees

Certificates (< 1 year)

Applying to The Education Program

  1. Complete application packet located on MGA Department of Teacher Education and Social Work website.
  2. Meet the curriculum and minimum GPA requirements for program.*
  3. Complete recommendation form requirements for program.*
  4. Present Certificate of Completion of Georgia Educator Ethics Exit Assessment (GACE 360).
  5. Complete criminal background check.*See MGA Catalog or contact School of Education and Behavioral Sciences Academic Advisor for specific information.

Admission process & timeline

Fall - Early Spring :

  • Complete Checklist and the student Information sheet
  • Complete recommendation form requirements for program.
  • Meet with Department of Teacher Education and Social Work Academic Advisor to ensure program of study is on track.
  • Complete GACE Educator Ethics Exit (360) and submit a copy of certificate of completion

Submit Application to Department of Teacher Education and Social Work

  • Early Childhood Special Education and Secondary Track deadline: March 15.

Prospective candidates will submit their application packet by March 15. Prospective candidates may still have coursework and application requirements remaining to satisfy but should submit application in order to acknowledge their intent to enroll with Fall cohort.

March – Summer:

  • Once students have completed all application requirements the Department of Teacher Education and Social Work will request a Pre-Service Certificate from the GaPSC.
  • Upon receipt of a copy of the Pre-Service Certificate by the Department of Teacher Education and Social Work the prospective candidate will be notified in writing by the Department of Teacher Education and Social Work of their acceptance.
  • Upon acceptance, Evening Track and Online/Weekend paraprofessionals are required to submit a Principal Consent Form.

Program information

  • Clinical placement calendar is aligned with school districts not MGA academic calendar.