Education Specialist

Candidates for the Educational Specialist degree smile as their degree is conferred during the Brenau University Graduate Commencement ceremony

Expand your depth of knowledge and enhance classroom expertise by pursuing an Education Specialist degree from Brenau University. Designed for educators who already possess a master’s degree from a regionally accredited university, the Education Specialist degree will give you the tools to broaden your teaching abilities with innovative techniques to apply in your own classroom. Brenau University offers three Education Specialist degree options, so you’ll be able to better meet the demands of the contemporary classroom. 

Three program options

Endorsement opportunities

To learn more, visit our education endorsements program page

Duration: 4 semesters
Start term: Spring and summer
Class type: Online
Location: Online 

Student opportunities 

  • Increase your marketable skills and earning potential with an Education Specialist degree in your area of initial certification 
  • Take your coursework 100% online while continuing to teach 
  • Work directly with Brenau’s faculty who have all worked in private or public school systems, and some as school system administrators or leaders 

Potential careers 

  • Classroom teacher with upgraded certification
  • Instructional leadership roles  

Admissions requirements 

To be considered for this program the applicant must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Cumulative Graduate GPA of 3.0
  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited university 
  • At least two years full-time teaching experience
  • Applicants must submit official college transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended, resume and teacher certificate 
  • Applicants must apply in the program that matches their initial certification

Related programs

  • College of Education

    Doctor of Education

    Doctoral / Ed.D.
  • College of Education

    Education Endorsements

    Graduate / Endorsement