The graduate program in Leadership is a performance-based program that is aligned with both NCATE standards and Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC) standards. Information on educational leadership certification rules, as stipulated by the Georgia PSC, is available on the PSC’s website (www.gapsc.com). Candidates seeking certification in school leadership or teacher leadership are responsible for ensuring the M.Ed. in Leadership is appropriate in their respective states.
Candidates must take a minimum of 9 hours of content or content pedagogy courses relevant for a certificate field held by a candidate. These 9 hours may be used to add a teaching endorsement. For example, to add the Gifted Endorsement, candidates would take: