Steps to Apply

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

Currently Under Revision

This program is being revised to conform to recent certification changes made by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC). Contact the Office of Graduate Admissions for further information.

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.

The next entry point for new students will be August 2016.

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 application, will be added to this page once the program revisions are complete.

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 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).

  • Reinhardt University Registration Form

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

For Fall 2016, 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