Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Our Masters of Education (M.Ed.) with a Literacy Focus degree program offers practicing teachers the opportunity to deepen their knowledge, add new skills, and broaden their vision as teachers and educational leaders.

This fully-online, 30-credit-hour master’s degree focuses on 21st-century opportunities, needs, and demands, and endows graduates with a deep and varied set of pedagogical skills in the discipline of literacy learning and instruction for all content areas and grade levels, P-12.

Required Documents

 *If you have a college transcript from MGA, you do not have to pay for or send your transcript to Admissions.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an institutionally accredited college or university
  • 2.75 GPA*

*Candidates who have met all requirements for admission but have a cumulative GPA between 2.5-2.74 may submit a letter of appeal as part of their application; additionally, disciplinary action at any other institution that the student has attended or while in the military may prevent admission.  

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Admissions Deadlines

The M.Ed. with Literacy Focus is a flexible, all-online program that admits candidates every semester. Admission to the M.Ed. program is competitive and granted on a “space available” basis. 


Application Deadline

Classes Begin

Fall 2024

July 15, 2024*



October 15



April 1


*application deadline for the inaugural class


Program Coordinator

Dr. William Gary Cole

Macon Campus - Teacher Education Building (TEB) 308