The educational specialist program is designed to prepare you for a career as a practitioner in an organization related to the education of adults. All phases of our program encourage and support gaining knowledge and skills for effective practice in adult education.
The specialist degree provides a professional education sequence for adult education practitioners to improve their abilities to work with adult students in a variety of areas such as adult basic education, technical and vocational programs and other adult education areas.
This program does not lead to certification in K-12 systems. For an educational specialist program leading to certification, please see the EdS in Educational Administration and Policy.
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For current PhD students, please see you advisor and advisory committee about selecting the EdS as a degree option.
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.
Most graduate students at UGA are not assigned to a faculty advisor until after admittance. A close working relationship with your advisor is paramount to progressing through your program of study.
The mission of The University of Georgia Lifelong Learning Association is to provide a communication network for students, faculty, and professionals interested in lifelong learning; to facilitate social and professional interaction among lifelong learners; and to support adjunct learning experiences such as seminars, field trips, workshops, and leadership opportunities.
The serves underrepresented students from across the university. It aims to create an academic environment that is conducive to graduating historically underrepresented graduate and professional students.
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