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Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Early Childhood Education

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. 

  • PSOE M.Ed. Application For Admission

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

  • Bachelor's Degree Transcript

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). 

  • PSOE Candidate Professional Résumé

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). 

  • PSOE M.Ed. Administrative Recommendation Form

Submit recommendation form from your current principal.

  • PSOE Autobiographical Statement

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

  • Copy of a GA Teaching Certificate in Early Childhood or Elementary Education, P-5.

Submit proof of certification in Early Childhood or Elementary Education.

  • PSOE Letter of Commitment

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).

  • Reinhardt University Registration Form

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

Request information on the Reinhardt Master of Education in Early Childhood Education.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Cindy Kiernan
Dean, Price School of Education
Reinhardt University