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Be sure to review the admissions information for both the university (step 1) and for your program (step 2). Most programs build upon the core requirements established by the university.

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Part 1: University of Georgia Admissions Requirements

The UGA Office of Undergraduate Admissions oversees the application process required for the university. A student must be accepted to UGA before entering a College of Education program.

UGA also provides many printable forms, such as:

  • Applications
  • School/counselor evaluation
  • Teacher recommendation
  • International forms
  • Certificate of finances
  • Supplemental application
  • Other PDF forms

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Part 2: Program Admissions Requirements

Some undergraduate degree programs have requirements that are unique for that program. Any such details for the BSEd in Special Education appear below.

For the BSEd in Special Education

Eligibility Requirements

Application Requirements

On the Special Education Program application, students should submit the following:

  1. Two (2) page statement of purpose outlining your teaching philosophy, experience and career goals, as well as answering the following questions:

    • What types of disabilities do you have experience with and envision yourself working with?
    • In what setting would you like to work (e.g., school, clinic, home-based)?
    • What is your primary age/grade of interest?
  2. ResumeĢ

  3. Proof of GACE Program Admission Assessment Completion

    • Copy of passing GACE scores, or
    • SAT/ACT/GRE scores
  4. Proof of GACE Ethics Program Entry (350) Assessment Completion

    • Copy of Ethics Entry Certificate of Completion
  5. Unofficial transcripts from all schools attended (transfer students only).

Applicants who meet the minimum eligibility requirements will be evaluated by the Special Education Undergraduate Admissions Committee on the required application materials and ranking of GPA.

Applications will continue to be reviewed on a rolling basis after the deadline until cohorts are full.

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