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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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Returning Applicants

Completed application due:
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Part 1: Apply to Graduate School

The Graduate School handles admission for all graduate programs at the University of Georgia, including those in the College of Education. The Graduate School website contains important details about the application process, orientation, and many other useful links to guide you through the process of attending UGA at the graduate level.

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Most programs have additional requirements* beyond the Grad School application. Review Part 2: Apply to Program for admissions information specific to the EdS in Education (Social Studies Education).

*For example, you may need to schedule an interview and/or submit additional documents such as writing samples, a CV or resume, or a statement of purpose. Some programs require an official transcript, not just the unofficial transcript as required by the University.

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Part 2: Apply to Program

For the EdS in Education (Social Studies Education)

Eligibility

  • Must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Cumulative GPA for all undergraduate courses should be 2.8 or above on a four-point scale
  • Must have taken the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test
    • GRE: minimum scores of 146 verbal and 140 quantitative
    • Miller Analogies Test: minimum score of 402

Deadlines

Refer to the UGA Graduate School Deadlines

Application Materials

When all of the Graduate School's application materials have been received, they are reviewed by the Social Studies Education program faculty. The faculty may request additional materials from applicants before making a recommendation on the application. The faculty make a recommendation to the Department of Educational Theory and Practice's graduate coordinator, who in turn makes a recommendation to the Graduate School. The final decision on admissions is made by the Graduate School. Applicants and the department will receive notification directly from the Graduate School concerning a decision on acceptance.

Letters of Recommendation

Letters will be solicited by the Graduate School and submitted on-line and include three letters of recommendation from individuals acquainted with the applicant's academic abilities or potential as a teacher. At least one reference must be a current or former professor. Names of referees must be included in the Graduate School application form, page 3.

When all of the application materials have been received, they are reviewed by the social studies education program faculty. The faculty makes a recommendation on the application to the Department of Educational Theory and Practice's graduate coordinator, who in turn makes a recommendation to the Graduate School. The final decision on admissions is made by the Graduate School. Applicants and the department will receive notification directly from the Graduate School concerning a decision on acceptance.

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