Apr 11, 2021  
2020-2021 Augusta University Catalog 
2020-2021 Augusta University Catalog

Master of Education with a Major in Instruction with a concentration in P-12 Drama

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Program Overview

The Master of Education in Instruction degree at Augusta University is designed for educators who are interested in enhancing their professional practice through the study of advanced professional knowledge related to teaching, managing, and learning in P-12 schools. 

The program is grounded on the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards five core propositions: 

  1. Teachers are committed to students and their learning.
  2. Teachers know the subjects they teach and how to teach those subjects to students.
  3. Teachers are responsible for managing and monitoring student learning.
  4. Teachers think systematically about their practice and learn from experience.
  5. Teachers are members of learning communities.

The program is aligned with and addresses the Georgia Department of Education’s TAPS performance standards and the teacher evaluation system. The M.Ed. in Instruction is dedicated to:

  • Empowering teachers to take control of their own professional development.
  • Improving teaching practices leading to improved K-12 student learning.
  • Integrating theory, research, and classroom data with advanced practical teaching strategies for classroom implementation.
  • Improving teaching practices in the areas of: teaching and learning strategies, classroom management, instructional technology, teaching diverse learners in the local context, designing and implementing relevant classroom assessments and using data to inform and improve practice. 


Program Contact
Program Coordinator: Dr. Gordon Eisenman
Program Accreditation

The Georgia Professional Standards Commission recognizes the M.Ed. in Instruction as an approved program leading to a certificate upgrade.

Admissions Information

For more information, please visit the Office of Admissions website at https://www.augusta.edu/admissions/

Progress & Graduation Requirements
  • Completion of 36 hour program of study with GPA of 3.0 or higher

Electives: 6 Hours

Electives must be approved by the advisor.

  • Elective One- 3 Credit Hours
  • Elective Two- 3 Credit Hours

Endorsement: 9 Hours

Selection is based on availability and must be approved by the advisor. Options:

Total Hours for the Degree: 36 Hours

*Must be taken during the first semester in the program.

**Must be taken during the last semester in the program.

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