Columbus State offers master's and specialist degrees in 31 areas through classes on its main and RiverPark campuses, including two online degrees. Many graduate classes in our nationally accredited programs meet in the evenings and some on weekends. Prospective students are encouraged to contact coordinators listed below and check degree sites for program-specific deadlines and requirements, information about scholarships and graduate assistantships, and more. CSU's academic calendars are also helpful for planning a return to school. The M.Ed. in Accomplished Teaching is an online degree offered cooperatively by Columbus State University, Georgia Southern University, and Valdosta State University, all fully accredited institutions in the University System of Georgia. The 36-hour program is based on the Georgia Framework for Accomplished Teaching which supports six domains: content & curriculum, knowledge of students & their learning, learning environments, assessment, planning & instruction, and professionalism. This innovative degree program provides advanced professional and pedagogical studies that develop expertise in the knowledge and skills of accomplished teachers. The degree emphasizes application of acquired knowledge and skills in the teacher's classroom and school. It leads to teacher certification at the fifth year level.