Admission

Ed.S. in IT with a Library Media/Media Specialist Concentration/Certification

Prior to admission to any graduate program at Valdosta State University applicants must first submit a completed application to the Graduate School. A completed application packet includes official transcripts from all institutions previously attended, official test scores (GRE or MAT), completed application form, fee, and any additional program requirements as listed on the Graduate School Website , submitted by the admission deadline. To be considered for the preferred term, all required materials must be received by the Graduate School no later than the close of business on the deadline. It is the responsibility of the applicant to allow adequate time for document submission and to ensure receipt of documents.



Admission Deadlines:
                        Fall Deadline: March 15

                                                              Spring Deadline: November 15

                                                              No summer admission 

Email Dr. Lorraine Schmertzing, lschmert@valdosta.edu, Program Coordinator, if you miss the deadline and are still interested in the program.

 

Visit the Graduate School for more information on:

  • Program Admission Requirements
  • Retention, Dismissal and Readmission Policies
  • Graduation Requirements 

 

To Apply Online: 

https://www.applyweb.com/apply/vsug/menu.html

 

Requirements for the Ed.S. with a Major in Instructional Technology – Media Specialist

 Program  Corequisites: P-12 Children’s Literature Course

        .......                               Special Education Course for the Exceptional Child

 

Professional Education……………………………………………………..       9 hours

        EDUC 5999, CIED 7060, ITED 8100, ITED 8960                                              

Instructional Technology Core…………………………………………….       9 hours

        ITED 7300, ITED 8400, ITED 8500

Library Media Specialization……………………………………………….     12 hours

        ITED 7201, ITED 7202, ITED 7203 and ITED 7400

Guided Elective………………………………………………………………….3 hours

Internship/Capstone Presentation ……………………………………………     3 hours

        ITED 8299                                                                                                                 


Total Hours Required for the Degree....................... 36 semester hours

Prior to recommendation for library media certification, applicant must pass GACE Content Assessment Test for Media Specialist and complete an approved program for recommendation for certification.