School of Education

Graduate Programs in Education

Building on our history as a leader and innovator in the Philadelphia region, the School of Education at Arcadia University offers quality programs to continue your graduate education and professional development. Our certificates, master's, and doctoral degree programs are offered in the summer, evenings, and online to allow you to continue to work while pursuing your educational and career goals.

Master’s Degrees

Whether you are a current educator or a career changer, our master’s degrees offer the opportunity to focus your professional preparation. 

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Administrative / Supervisory Certifications

Become a school leader by earning certification in administrative K-12 and supervisory areas. 

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Teacher Certifications

Discover a wide range of exciting opportunities to pursue your initial teaching certification or additional certifications.

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Graduate Certificates

Enrich your knowledge base for careers in community, museum, nonprofit, and private industry, or apply toward an individualized program

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Graduate Education Programs at a Glance

EdD – Doctor of Education; MEd – Master of Education; MAEd – Master of Arts in Education; PA Cert – Pennsylvania Instructional Teacher Certification preparation; GC/MM – Arcadia University Graduate Certificate/Modular Master’s.

Applied Behavior Analysis   MEd     GC
Art Education   MEd   PA Cert  
Autism       PA Cert* GC
Biology       PA Cert  
Chemistry       PA Cert  
Connected Learning and Technology         GC
Early Childhood Education   MEd      
Educational Leadership EdD MEd   PA Cert GC
English     MAEd PA Cert  
ESL Program Specialist       PA Cert  
General Science       PA Cert  
History     MAEd    
Infant-Toddler Mental Health         GC
Language Arts   MEd      
Literacy Studies: TESOL and Reading   MEd      
Mathematics   MEd MAEd PA Cert  
Music     MAEd    
PA Director Credential PADC        
PreK-4 or Dual Certification with Special Education PreK-8       PA Cert  
Reading   MEd   PA Cert  
Science Education   MEd      
Secondary Education   MEd      
Social Studies       PA Cert  
Special Education   MEd   PA Cert  
S.T.E.M. Education       PA Cert* GC
TEFL: Teaching English Abroad         GC
Written Communication     MAEd    

* Recognized and endorsed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. A valid and active Instructional I certificate is required to add an area of Endorsement.

For more information about program costs, estimated completion time frames, other important information, visit www.arcadia.edu/gainful.

Select certificate programs may not be eligible for Title IV (federal) financial aid. Visit www.arcadia.edu/gradfinaidapply for more information.