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This endorsement will qualify you to teach K-12 online classes in Georgia. Learn from experts in online instruction to become a leader in this evolving format.

After completing your coursework, you will apply through the Department of Career and Information Studies to the Professional Standards Commission for endorsement evaluation and approval.

Program Highlights

  1. Prepare to teach online K-12 classes
  2. Learn the latest online instruction methods
  3. Innovative online format

Deadline to Apply

July 1 (fall), November 15 (spring)

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Faculty and Curriculum

Note that you must be certified to teach in Georgia before completing 12 credits of required courses, including a 3-credit online field teaching experience.

Specific program requirements include:

  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0
  • Completion of at least one semester of online teaching experience in grades K-12 in your field and at certification grade level
  • Submission of a K-12 Online Teaching Endorsement Portfolio to the Department of Career and Information Studies at the University of Georgia for the evaluation of their competencies

Tuition and Financial Aid

Almost all in-state students begin their studies at UGA paying limited tuition or fees. Please note that these amounts are subject to change and are meant to give prospective students an idea of the costs associated with a degree at the University of Georgia College of Education.

Students may qualify for a variety of assistantships, scholarships, and other financial awards to help offset the cost of tuition, housing, and other expenses.

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Meet Your Advisor

Most graduate students at UGA are not assigned to a faculty advisor until after admittance. A close working relationship with your advisor is paramount to progressing through your program of study.

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Student Life

As an online student, you may work independently and pursue the endorsement within your own busy schedule.

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See for yourself how much UGA College of Education has to offer! Schedule a tour of campus to learn more about the UGA student experience.

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Part 1: Apply to the University of Georgia


  1. Submit an online application to the Graduate School
  2. Test scores (depending on your program)
  3. Unofficial transcripts (native language and English for international applicants)
  4. Three letters of recommendation

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The program faculty may request additional materials from applicants. As you complete your application for the UGA Graduate School, you will be able to attach the following documents:

  1. Curriculum vita (CV) or resume
  2. Statement of purpose (short essay)
  3. Official transcripts
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