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Georgia State University

College of Education and Human Development

Atlanta, GA

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Overview

Georgia State University / College of Education and Human Development is located in Atlanta, GA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Master of Education (M Ed)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 333
Doctoral Degrees 64
Other Advanced Degrees 36

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, MAT (for some programs)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, MAT (for some programs)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Minimum GPA of 3.5
Other Advanced Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, MAT (for some programs)
Thesis Alternate accepted
Minimum GPA of 3.0

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,084
Applied
461
Accepted
333
Enrolled
43%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, MAT (for some programs)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5 on all undergraduate work attempted in which letter grades were awarded
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE, MAT (for some programs)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.3 on all graduate coursework for which letter grades were awarded (for PhD)
Additional Entrance Requirements Graduate degree from regionally-accredited college or university unless specified otherwise by the program with minimum GPA of 3.25 on all graduate coursework for which letter grades were awarded

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,346
Total Graduate Students
35%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
64%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.84%
Black or African American 34.18%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.07%
Asian 3.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 3.71%
Unknown 1.86%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

103
Total faculty
Full-time - 103
Part-time - 0
Male (39)
Female (64)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literacy: early, middle-secondary, adult and deaf/hard of hearing; teacher professional development, evaluation and urban education; STEM teacher education; health, physical activity and exercise science; school safety and counseling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 33 Gilmer Street
Atlanta, GA  30302-3083
United States
Contact Dr. Paul A. Alberto
Interim Dean
Email: palberto@gsu.edu
Phone: 404-413-8100
Fax: 404-413-8103