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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Urban Education Endorsement


Return to: 4100 College of Education and Human Development Dean’s Office   

Graduate candidates must be certified teachers, leaders, or service professionals or be admitted to a Georgia State University initial preparation program in one of those areas. Preservice teachers in the M.A.T. in Elementary Education are admitted into the Urban Education endorsement upon acceptance to their degrees. Other candidates may apply to add on the endorsement by applying to the Urban Education Endorsement (non-degree) program.

Successful completion of the three strands found below with the associated key assessments, qualifies a certified teacher, educational leader, or service professional for the bachelor’s, master’s or specialist endorsement, depending on the level and type of certification.

Endorsement Requirements


Strand 1


The Impact of Culture, Ideologies and Implicit Bias: Understanding the Self as Educator

Required (3):

Strand 2


Historic, Systemic, and Institutionalized Oppression in Urban Education: Understanding Race and Intersectionality In and Out of Schools

Choose One Course (3):

Strand 3


Excellence in Urban Education: Cultivating Culturally and Historically Responsive Educators

Choose one course (3):

Total Hours for Endorsement: Minimum of 9 Semester Hours