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Ed.S. in Instructional Technology: P-12 Technology Applications Concentration with Library Media add-on

  • Total Credit Hours: 39
  • Degree Format: Online

About

The Ed.S. in Instructional Technology that leads to the P-12 Instructional Technology Certification can result in an add-on Library Media Certification by adding 9 hours to the 30-hour program of study, and successfully passing the Media Specialist GACE. It is an inventive program of study that qualifies students to take the Media Specialist GACE and apply for certification in Library Media at the level of certification they bring to the program. Coursework offers continuous opportunities to apply new technology tools in the learning environment in which you work, while at the same time developing the knowledge and skills necessary to be an effective School Library Media Specialist. Successful completion of the degree and Instructional Technology GACE makes graduates eligible for a Level 6 service certificate in IT. Come join the online learners at Valdosta State and take advantage of the qualified team of instructors who are committed to making your learning experience a practical and valuable one.

Cost and Length of Program

The prescribed dual certification Ed.S. in Instructional Technology with a P-12 Technology Applications concentration and Library Media certification course sequence is designed to allow you to complete the course requirements of the program within 7 semesters. Based on completing 39 course hours, the estimated cost of the program is *$11,427 not including standard University fees, some of which are waived for online students. We encourage you to compare our cost with any other institution. We think you will be pleasantly surprised to see what a great value VSU is.

*Cost estimation based on Fall 2016 rates.

Admissions Requirements

Required Documents Admission Requirements
Online Graduate Application
  • Application Fee $35 (credit or debit card and e-checks accepted)
  • Apply Online
One Official Transcript from each institution where you have previously enrolled (undergraduate and graduate).
(Transcripts of coursework completed in-residence at VSU will be obtained by the Graduate School.
  • Must hold a minimum of a master’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution.
  • Minimum graduate GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 Scale. GPA will be calculated on all attempted graduate coursework in which a letter grade was awarded.
  • Three years professional experience.
Valid Certificate

Must hold a valid level 4 or higher induction, Professional, Advanced Professional, or Lead Professional teaching certificate, leadership certificate, service field certificate, or Life certificate.

Graduate Record Exam or Miller Analogies Test

GRE or MAT scores are required.

Recommended minimum scores for GRE:

  • If taken before July 2011: Verbal score of 400; Quantitative score of 450; and Analytical score of 3.5
  • If taken July 2011 or later: Verbal score of 146; Quantitative score of 142; and Analytical score of 3.5.
Minimum MAT Requirements:
  • Recommended minimum for MAT: 390.
GRE and MAT scores are only one of the factors considered in admissions decisions. These test scores are not the sole criteria for admission.
Ed.S. IT Essay
(Guidelines)
Submit the 1500 word Ed.S. IT Essay.
VSU Medical Form
Page 1 of Medical Form
Page 2 of Medical Form
  • The form must be completed and signed by the student/applicant.
  • This form must be received prior to enrollment, NOT prior to admission.
  • Applicants who are currently enrolled, and those who attended VSU in the past, are not required to resubmit the Medical Form

 

Unless otherwise indicated above, all required documents must be received on or before the admission deadline for your file to be reviewed. It is the applicant's responsibility to allow adequate time for document delivery and to ensure receipt of documents. Please allow at least 7-10 days for delivery by mail.

IMPORTANT PROGRAM INFORMATION

This program is delivered in a fully-online format. No campus visits are required.

ADMISSION QUESTIONS

Exit Requirements

  1. Students must complete an application for graduation one semester prior to their expected graduation date. Application will be mailed via USPS by your advisor, but student is responsible for contacting advisor with up to date mailing address.
  2. A 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) is required for graduation. No grade below a “C” will be credited toward the degree. No more than 2 grades of “C” will be accepted toward the minimum GPA.
  3. Students seeking GA educator certification will take the required GACE exam for each certification field (IT and LM) and submit copies of the official score report to the program coordinator before being cleared for program completion. Passing scores are required before recommendation for certification is made.
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