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Master of Education Program in Special Education (M.Ed./SPED)

Requirements for Initial Admission to the Master of Education in Special Education

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You are encouraged to apply early to the Master of Education in Special Education program offered by the Price School of Education at Reinhardt University.

New students start classes each fall; the next entry point will be August 2015.

To be considered for initial admission to Reinhardt University and the Master of Education in Special Education, M.Ed./SPED program, applicants must submit the documents listed below.  The documents, or the forms that should accompany the submission, as well as an Initial Admissions Checklist, are included in the M.Ed. Admissions Packet:

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

Complete and submit the online Application for Admission.
Submit the $50 application fee (waived if the application is received before May 1, 2015)

  • 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).  (Form is the Supplemental Forms packet.)

  • PSOE M.Ed. Administrative Recommendation Form

Submit recommendation form from your current principal. (Two-page form is in the Supplemental Forms packet.)

  • PSOE Autobiographical Statement

Submit statement to provide documentation of your professional strengths, abilities, experiences, and career goals. (Form is in the Supplemental Forms packet.)

  • Copy of a GA Teaching Certificate in Special Education, General Curriculum K-12.

Submit proof of certification in Special Education, General Curriculum.

  • 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 classroom teacher or paraprofessional for the duration of the program). (Form is in the Supplemental Forms packet.)

  • Reinhardt University Registration Form

Submit signed registration form to officially register for M.Ed. classes. (Form is in the Supplemental Forms packet.)

For Fall 2015, send all M.Ed/SPED program admission requirement documentation to:

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

For information about the M.Ed. at Reinhardt University, please contact:

Dr. James Curry
Dean of the Price School of Education