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Georgia Southern University

Department of Elementary and Special Education

Savannah, GA

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Overview

Georgia Southern University / Department of Elementary and Special Education is located in Savannah, GA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Special education
Master of Education (M Ed) Curriculum and instruction - accomplished teaching
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Spanish P-12 education
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Elementary education
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Elementary education
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Special education
(Certificate) Special education transition specialist
Master of Education (M Ed) Elementary education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 72
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam MAT, Georgia Assessment for the Certification of Educators
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

159
Applied
80
Accepted
69
Enrolled
50%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st May 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 15th September 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam MAT, Georgia Assessment for the Certification of Educators

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 523
TOEFL IBT score: 70

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

221
Total Graduate Students
96%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
3%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.71%
Black or African American 28.51%
White or Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.17%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (9%)
Female (90%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 1
Male (3)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literacy, instructional design, poetry, working with local schools
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address University Hall 269
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA  30458
United States
Contact Dr. John Hobe
Department Head
Email: john.hobe@armstrong.edu
Phone: 912-344-2619
Fax: 912-344-3443