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Education Specialist (EdS)

The Piedmont College School of Education offers the Education Specialist degree (EdS) in several fields. Individuals with a master’s degree from an accredited college or university may wish to pursue course work which will enhance their teaching skills and/or prepare them for instructional leadership roles in their schools or school districts.


Art Education (Advanced Certification)

Curriculum and Instruction (Initial Certification)

Instructional Technology (Advanced Certification)

Music Education (Advanced Certification)


All of the Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degree programs at Piedmont College have been approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for certification/pay upgrades.

Attention Georgia Educators: Individuals who are contemplating pursuit of advanced degrees should be aware that programs completed at online or out-of-state institutions have not, in all likelihood, been approved for certification/pay upgrades in Georgia. To get more specific information, visit the Georgia PSC upgrade advisor.