English Education

Georgia State University

Master On Campus
12 months
30216 USD/year
30216 USD/year
9552 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The English Education program from Georgia State University is designed for students who hold a bachelor’s degree and seek an initial teaching certification in secondary English (grades 6-12). This program leads to a master of arts in teaching (M.A.T.) and a clear and renewable (T5) induction certificate in the state of Georgia. 


English educators are responsible for constructing learning environments that support students’ development in reading literature, writing for multiple audiences, expressing ideas and opinions in speech and interpersonal communication and exploring the potential of the arts in language arts. 

The English Education degree program from Georgia State University is grounded in educational theory, research and best practice, integrating principles of social justice and equity. Throughout the program, students take specialized education and content courses and gain practical teaching experience for middle and high school levels. 


Successful program graduates will be well prepared to work in public, charter and private schools and school systems in the metro-Atlanta area and beyond.

  • Graduate placements include:
  • Atlanta City Schools
  • Cobb County School District
  • Decatur City Schools
  • DeKalb County School District
  • Fulton County Schools
  • Schools in California, New York, Arizona and Ohio
  • International schools

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Methods of Research in Education 
  • Action Research 
  • Critical Pedagogy 
  • Multicultural Education 
  • Social and Cultural Foundations of Education 
  • The Psychology of Learning and Learners 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Application Fee of $50
  • Goals Statement (upload with the application)
  • Resume (upload with the application)
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (identify your recommenders on the application)
  • Official Transcript: minimum 2.5 undergraduate GPA required for admission

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15108 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15108 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    9552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4776 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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