Non-Degree and Certification Only Programs

The College of Education provides non-degree opportunities for students who wish to:

  • obtain a certificate at the graduate level,
  • add an area of endorsement to a certificate,
  • obtain initial certification in educational leadership and special education,
  • take courses for enrichment.
A graduate certificate is designed to provide students with specialized knowledge that is less extensive than, and different from, a full graduate degree program. A certificate demonstrates that you have completed a planned, sequential program of study in a particular field of knowledge and that course of study has met the standards of the College of Education and Georgia State University. The College of Education offers four graduate certificates.
Instructional Design & Technology
International Education
Literacy Coach
Qualitative Research in Education (must be enrolled in a doctoral program)
Quantitative Research in Education (must be enrolled in a doctoral program)
The College of Education offers Georgia educators endorsements in specific areas to recognize additional expertise. The College of Education offers five endorsements that are recognized by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission,
English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
K-5 Mathematics
K-5 Science
Special Education Preschool
The College of Education offers several opportunities for students to apply as non-degree students and register for a maximum of 9 semester hours. Non-degree students are subject to the same academic regulations as degree-seeking students. Students wishing to pursue a degree program in the College of Education after having taken courses as a non-degree student must apply for admission according to the requirements of the degree desired.
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Comprehensive Intervention Model
Educational Psychology
Educational Research
English as a Second Language
Instructional Design & Technology
Mathematics Education
Mental Health Counseling
Middle Level Education
Reading, Language and Literacy Education
Reading Recovery
Science Education
School Counseling
Social Foundations of Education

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