280
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Columbus State University / Department of Teacher Education is located in Columbus, GA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Education (M Ed) Middle grades education
Master of Education (M Ed) Early childhood education
Master of Education (M Ed) Teacher leadership
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Middle grades education
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Early childhood education
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Special education
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Middle grades education
Master of Education (M Ed) Secondary education Social science
Master of Education (M Ed) Secondary education General science
Master of Education (M Ed) Secondary education Mathematics
Master of Education (M Ed) Secondary education English/language arts
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education General curriculum
Master of Education (M Ed) Curriculum and instruction in accomplished teaching
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Secondary education Chemistry
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Secondary education History
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Secondary education Mathematics
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Secondary education English/language arts
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Secondary education Earth and space science
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Secondary education Biology
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Secondary education English/language arts
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Secondary education Social science
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Secondary education Mathematics
Specialist in Education (Ed S) Secondary education Science
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Special education General curriculum
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Early childhood education

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 119
Other Advanced Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

136
Applied
85
Accepted
56
Enrolled
63%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 30th May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75
Additional Entrance Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75, graduate 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

280
Total Graduate Students
64%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
35%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.14%
Black or African American 33.57%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.36%
Asian 0.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.5%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (21%)
Female (78%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time (19)
Part-time (24)
Male (13)
Female (30)

Location & Contact

Address 4225 University Avenue
Columbus, GA  31907-5645
United States
Contact Dr. Jan Burcham
Department Chair
Email: burcham_jan@columbusstate.edu
Phone: 706-507-8519
Fax: 706-568-3134