Georgia Southern’s online master’s program in K-12 education ranked No. 14 in the nation

Madeline Branch

Georgia Southern University College of Education’s online master’s program has been ranked number 14 in the BestSchools.org “30 Best Online Master’s in K-12 Education” list.

TheBestSchools.org reviewed Georgia Southern’s M.Ed. elementary, middle and secondary programs.The requirement for the online M.Ed. degree programs require a complete total of 36 online credit hours within a span of 18 to 24 months.

The site uses an algorithm that specifically ranks each school on criteria ranging from academic excellence, class size, financial aid, strength of faculty scholarship, faculty-student ratio and range of degree programs.

“Our M.Ed programs in elementary, middle and second grade provide advancement to classroom teachers and are offered fully online to to ease the hardship of working while pursuing a graduate degree,” Tracy Linderholm, Ph.D., professor and associate dean of graduate education and research for the College of Education said.

The course of the graduate program is to ensure that teachers can develop their own theories and knowledge from within the classroom while also preparing for a diversified setting and opportunities for students.

Madeline Branch, The George-Anne Candidate, [email protected]