Georgia State University

College of Education

Early Childhood Education


33 Gilmer St.

Atlanta, GA 30302

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Ed. and MAT for initial certification in PreK-grade 5 teaching. For practicing teachers: M.Ed. - Early Childhood Education; Ed.S. - Early Childhood Education;, Ph.D. - Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Career changes and provisionally certified teachers can earn initial teacher certification in our Urban Accelerated Teacher Masters (UACM) program or our Master's of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program. Both offer a Master's degree in addition to their initial teaching certificate. The M.Ed. and Ed.S. programs develop students skills collaboratively to improve instruction and leadership in education of students in Grades K-5. Teachers in these programs can also earn content area endorsements in reading, math, science, and literacy/Language Arts. The Ph.D. program prepares scholars in early childhood and elementary education for roles including basic and applied research, curriculum development, university-level teaching, and teacher education.


NCATE Accredited SACS Accredited

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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