Georgia Southern University

College of Education

Ed.S. in Middle Grades Education


Office of Admissions

Statesboro, GA 30458

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) in Middle Grades Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Ed.S. in Middle Grades Education is designed to meet the current demands of teachers in grades 4-8 as they pursue graduate preparation beyond the Master’s degree. Candidates in the program complete content specific requirements in one’s concentration area: 

* Middle Grades Language Arts

* Middle Grades Mathematics

* Middle Grades Reading

* Middle Grades Science

* Middle Grades Social Studies

The program requires 33 semester hours and is unique in that it provides opportunities to: 

- Collaborate with others across disciplines;

- Explore teacher leadership opportunities and develop leadership skills;

- Apply and extend content knowledge and pedagogical skills through the examination of curriculum and instruction issues and research;

- Continue development of technology skills and develop skills in using technology to impact and assess student learning; and

- Conduct action research related to Middle Grades Education



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 33

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 400 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Remote Town

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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