Students can begin the program in any semester and earn their certificate within 2 to 3 semesters depending on course load.
When applying to the Birth Through Five Graduate Certificate you will need to submit several documents for review:
- Online application
- Application fee of $50
- Goals statement (upload with the application – goal statement should be no more than two-typed pages double spaced that summarizes career goals related to early childhood education, previous work experience with children, anticipated contribution to the program, and ability to work in a team environment)
- Resume (upload with the application)
- Official transcript(s): minimum 2.5 undergraduate GPA or a master’s degree required for admission consideration.
- Submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended either electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mailing to Georgia State University | Office of Graduate Admissions | P.O. Box 4018 Atlanta, GA 30302