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BSEd in English Education / MEd in English Education

Extend your teaching skills in English and language arts with an immersive Double Dawgs pathway that combines initial teacher preparation with a year of graduate study and mentorship in your first year as a teacher.

Graduates of this Double Dawgs program have the advantage of a year-long student-teaching placement in addition to coursework in English education that focuses on reflective practices and instructional leadership. And because your graduate-level courses are online, you may begin teaching after receiving your bachelor’s degree while continuing to work on your master’s—and become eligible for a stepped pay increase with the advanced degree.

Highlights

  • Learn the latest techniques from master teachers and faculty as part of your bachelor’s coursework, plus gain experience through a yearlong practicum
  • Begin teaching after receiving a bachelor’s while taking your master’s coursework online
  • Become eligible for a T-5 certification level (master’s-level salary)
  • With a high demand for teachers across Georgia and across the country, many graduates can work in their choice of school

Curriculum

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Admissions

All B.S.Ed. in English Education students are eligible to apply for this Double Dawgs pathway. Contact pathway advisor Sara Kajder for more details.

Following faculty admission into the program, students will apply for admission into the Graduate School (with the assistance of program faculty). Materials needed for this step may include:

  • Curriculum vita (CV) or resume
  • Statement of purpose (short essay)
  • Official transcripts

Students who have completed an undergraduate degree with a GPA of 3.0 or above are exempt from the entrance exam requirement.

Deadline to Apply

To apply to this Double Dawgs degree pathway, you must first apply and be accepted into the B.S.Ed. in English Education program no later than the fall of your junior year.

You will apply for Double Dawgs admission in the spring of your junior year. Complete the interest form distributed by faculty at the start of the spring semester no later than April 1, with interviews by faculty taking place by April 15. You can expect a decision on program admittance by May 15.

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Additional Resources

Please use our online form if you have any questions for the department. Please be as specific as possible so that we may quickly assist you.

Faculty and Advisors

The College’s programs are taught by dedicated faculty who are experts in a range of areas and are passionate about helping students succeed both in their programs and professionally.

Meet the Faculty

A close working relationship with your advisor is paramount to progressing through your program of study. You will typically begin with an undergraduate advisor and, as you are accepted to the Double Dawgs pathway, you will be paired with a graduate advisor.

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Tuition and Financial Aid

Almost all in-state students begin their studies at UGA paying limited tuition or fees. Please note that these amounts are subject to change and are meant to give prospective students an idea of the costs associated with a degree at the University of Georgia College of Education.

Students may qualify for a variety of assistantships, scholarships, and other financial awards to help offset the cost of tuition, housing, and other expenses.

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Student Life

Our students have a range of opportunities available outside the classroom as well, from professional organizations, experiential learning, clubs and other non-academic experiences.

See for yourself how much UGA College of Education has to offer! Schedule a tour of campus to learn more about the UGA student experience.

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