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Requirements for Initial Admission

Currently Under Revision

This program is being revised to conform to recent certification changes made by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC). The Office of Graduate Studies will begin accepting Fall 2016 M.Ed. applications in the Fall of 2015.

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The M.Ed. Program for Early Childhood Education encourages you to apply early.

The next entry point for new students will be Fall semester 2016; applications will begin being accepted for Fall 2016 in Fall 2015.

To be considered for initial admission to Reinhardt University and the M.Ed. program, applicants must submit the documents listed below.  The documents, or the forms that should accompany the application, as well as an Initial Admissions Checklist, will be loaded to this page once the programs revisions are completed.

When your M.Ed. application and all documentation are received, the M.Ed. Admissions Committee will evaluate your application. 

An online application is required.  Submit the $50 application fee (waived if the application is received before May 1, 2016).

Submit an official transcript that documents a baccalaureate education degree from an accredited institution with an undergraduate cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least a 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale). 

Submit résumé to provide documentation of education, teaching experience, volunteer and service accomplishments, and a record of leadership activities (must reflect ONE year of current full-time classroom experience). 

Submit recommendation form from your current principal.

Submit statement to provide documentation of your professional strengths, abilities, experiences, and career goals.

Submit proof of certification in Early Childhood or Elementary Education.

Submit a letter as a commitment to enter and complete the program within the two-year, fall to spring period (must be employed as a P-5 classroom teacher or paraprofessional for the duration of the program).

Submit signed registration form to officially register for M.Ed. classes.

Send all M.Ed. program admission requirement documentation to:

M.Ed. Program Admissions
Office of Graduate Studies
Reinhardt University
7300 Reinhardt Circle
Waleska, GA 30183-2981