Curriculum and Instruction in Accomplished Teaching (MEd)

Program of Study 

Professional Education Core
EDAT 6159Multicultural Studies across the Curriculum3
EDAT 7100Research Methodology in Education3
EDAT 7133Trends, Issues, Research in Education3
Professional Education Core Total9
Curriculum and Instruction Core
EDAT 6000Professional Decision Making3
EDAT 6001Using Assessment to Improve Teaching and Learning3
EDAT 6115Knowledge of Students and Their Learning3
EDAT 6226Curriculum Design for Student Achievement3
EDAT 7131Enhancing Student Performance3
EDAT 7132Framework for Teaching3
Curriculum and Instruction Core Total18
Select 9 credits of Approved Electives9
Concentration Total9
Culminating Project
EDAT 6010Capstone Portfolio0
Culminating Project Total0
Total Credit Hours36

Courses in the concentration are approved by the degree-offering institution and might include content courses (face-to-face or online) or other courses that might support a variety of fields of study (for example, instructional technology, special education, or reading). These courses may be used to further strengthen preparation in the teacher's area of certification.

Students may transfer in 9 hours (if approved).

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on all undergraduate work at an accredited United States institution in fulfillment of the requirements for a baccalaureate degree.
  • Applicants must hold one of the following:
    • A current induction certificate that meets pathway 1,2, or 3 in any field in the State of Georgia
    • A current professional teaching certificate in any field in the State of Georgia

Additional Program Requirements

  • Students must earn a 3.0 GPA calculated on all graduate work attempted. "Academic Forgiveness" policy does not apply to graduate studies
  • Students cannot graduate with a grade of "C" or below in more than two (2) graduate courses
  • A minimum of 27 hours of the hours required for the degree must be earned in residence (75%). Asynchronous (online) and distance learning courses administered through Columbus State University constitute courses taken in residence
  • A maximum of nine (9) semester hours of transfer credit or courses taken at CSU prior to full admission to a masters degree program may be applied toward the degree. Courses with earned grades of "C" or below cannot be transferred. The student’s advisor and the coordinator of the program in which the student is enrolled must approve any courses transferred
  • All degree requirements must be completed within seven (7) years of first enrollment