Initial Teacher Certification, Pre K-4, M.Ed. G
Specifically designed as a practitioner’s degree, for students who wish to acquire the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to work in a professional field.
What Can I Do with this Degree?
- Accelerated Program
As a professional degree, the M.Ed. is intended for students who wish, upon graduation, to assume positions of leadership in a practical setting or positions requiring more advanced study than that available at the bachelor’s level (e.g., as an instructional technologist or as a district resource teacher).
Upon completion of the program, you will be able to:
- Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the cognitive, emotional, physical and social development of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, and children in the primary grades
- Design and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum for all children
- Analyze the classroom environment to determine how it can be adapted to meet diverse needs of children
- Develop and implement appropriate formative and summative assessment strategies
- Degree Awarded
- Master of Education
- Program Type
- Program Location
This Accelerated Degree Program is designed to provide individuals, who have undergraduate degrees in fields other than education, the opportunity to pursue a career in teaching grades Pre K – 4. While earning your M.Ed. degree, you will also meet Pennsylvania state teacher certification requirements for Pre K – 4. Classes are offered in both a blended and online format as 8-week courses. Once completed you may choose to add on Grade 5 and Grade 6 certification through further testing.
Where Students and Alumni Intern and Work
School districts working with our students and employing our graduates include:
- Archdiocese of Philadelphia
- Bristol Borough
- Bristol Township
- Central Bucks
- Council Rock
- Mount Laurel
- New Hope-Solebury
Our faculty are at the heart of student success.
Educational & Organizational Leadership, Ed.D. G
The Accelerated Degree Doctor of Education in Educational & Organizational Leadership is a practice-based program rooted in current research that develops innovative and effective school and community leaders.
- Accelerated Program
Education, Concentration in Pre K-4, B.A. UG
The Bachelor of Arts in Education with a concentration in Pre K-4 provides the necessary training for students interested in teaching at the PreK-4 level.
Education, Concentration in Pre K-4/Special Education Pre K-12, B.A. UG
The Bachelor of Arts in Education with a concentration in Pre K-4/Special Education Pre K-12 enables students to become certified to teach all courses from Pre K-4 (nursery/age three) through fourth grade (age nine).