Library Media (M.Ed.)

The Master of Education degree in Library Media requires a minimum of 36 semester hours of course work.  Courses must be included in these categories:  professional education, courses in the certification area, and additional program requirements or electives.  This degree program must be completed within six years of the date of the initial coursework listed on the Program of Graduate Study.  Students may require more than the minimum 36 hours in order to qualify for certification in a particular program area.

The M.Ed. in Library Media is completely online or can have mix of on-line courses.

The T4 certification in a teaching field is not required for admission to the program; however, field work in a school setting may be required for students who do not possess a teaching or administrative certification. This degree is not offered in the cohort model.

Applicants must pass or exempt the GACE Basic Assessment to be admitted to the M.Ed. in Library Media program.

Admission Requirements

  1. Graduate Admissions Application Form
  2. Two professional recommendations (pdf)
  3. Official copies of all transcripts
  4. Passing score on the College of Education Graduate Writing Assessment.  Effective Fall 2014, a passing score on the College of Education Graduate Writing Assessment or for admission purposes, applicants to COE graduate programs may submit official scores with the following minimums in lieu of passing the Graduate Writing Assessment : GRE – 1000 (Verbal and Quantitative combined) if taken prior to August 1, 2011, or 305 (Verbal and Quantitative Combined) if taken on or after August 1, 2011.  MAT – 400.  Applicants who have previously earned a baccalaureate or master’s degree from Georgia College, will automatically waive the application testing requirement without the need to petition.  Students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at Georgia College, will have the testing requirement waived upon conferment of their baccalaureate degree.
    1. Minimal GPA of 2.5
    2. Verification of immunization
    3. Passing scores on the GACE Basic Skills

The Graduate Writing Assessment (GWA) is waived for applicants who have previously earned a baccalaureate or master's degree from Georgia College.  Students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program at Georgia College will have the testing requirement waived upon conferment of their baccalaureate degree.

Certification
Upon meeting all course and examination requirements of this program, an S-5 certificate in Media Specialist may be issued by the Professional Standards Commission of Georgia.  Georgia College recommendation is required.

Contact Information
Ms. Shanda Brand
shanda.brand@gcsu.edu
Graduate Admission Advisor
CBX 70, 220 Kilpatrick Hall
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-445-1383
Phone toll free in Georgia: 1-800-342-0471 Ext:1383

Dr. Diane Gregg, Program Coordinator
diane.gregg@gcsu.edu
CBX 79, 137 Kilpatrick Hall
Milledgeville, GA 31061
478-445-1505
Phone toll free in Georgia: 1-800-342-0471 Ext:1505

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