Advance your skills in the teaching of English, literature, composition, and language with the MEd in English Education.
Our program is designed for credentialed secondary school teachers and leverages the experience of practicing professionals and distinguished faculty. As a student, you can take courses that fit a working teacher's schedule and that support your individual areas of interest.
In this program, you will develop skills to support your students' reading and writing capabilities.
Our courses encourage you to connect your studies to your students' learning and developmental needs in meaningful and rich ways. We help you form these connections by considering not only the skills of the classroom teacher but also the emerging policy context, curricular goals, practices, and assessments.
Coursework combines traditional learning practices with new literacy and digital media. You will take courses in:
The program of study includes 36 hours over 12 courses broken down into:
In addition to courses in secondary English instruction, you have the opportunity to take electives / teaching field courses that can:
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 majority of our students are practicing teachers. The flexibility of online and hybrid programs allows most of our students to continue teaching while getting their degree.
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.Schedule a visit