Designed for teachers who want to enhance their instructional effectiveness and advance their careers, the Curriculum and Instruction degree consists of 12 required courses (36 credit hours), so you can finish the program in as little as 14 months.
Ideal for teachers who want to assume administrative leadership positions, the Educational Administration degree consists of 13 required courses (39 credit hours), allowing you to complete the program in as little as 18 months.
Allows applicants from any state to take courses for an Administrative Certificate* following the standards established by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Applicants do not need to possess a master’s degree to pursue this program of study but must hold a valid instructional or educational specialist certificate.
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Enhance Your Performance In or Out of the Classroom
The University of Scranton’s graduate degrees in education equip you with the tools necessary to expand your teaching options and boost student achievement. Because a master’s degree program is only as good as the real-world skills it builds, The University of Scranton has carefully developed its curriculum to include performance-based learning outcomes. Curriculum and Instruction students gain valuable skills to strengthen their classroom teaching, while Educational Administration students learn proven techniques for managing complex school environments.
The most effective education includes practical application, not just “ivory tower” theory. That’s why assignments in The University of Scranton’s programs feature projects, research and reports tailored to your current work situation. You’ll learn to develop curriculum around standards, assess performance data to enhance instructional strategies, modify curriculum, and resolve school and classroom issues.