School of Education Arcadia University

School of Education Arcadia University

Glenside, PA
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
79%
21%
student ratio
378
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
73%
acceptance rate
31 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Overview

Master of Education degree programs

The Master of Education degree program at Arcadia University emphasizes educational processes in general education or specialized areas. Most courses are taken in education, but up to 9 credits of courses can be taken in another discipline.

Concentrations include "Applied Behavior Analysis," "Art Education," "Children's Literature," "Curriculum Studies," and "Early Childhood Education." Additional concentrations include "Educational Leadership (K through 12),", Early Elementary (Pre K-4)" "Language Arts," and "Literacy Education."

"Mathematics Education," "Reading," "Science Education," "Secondary Education," and "Special Education" are also concentrations.

Master of Arts in Education degree programs

The Master of Arts in Education degree program allows students to gain in-depth knowledge of general education and specialize in other disciplines. The program includes concentrations in "Computer Education (7 through 12)," "History," "Mathematics," "Music," and "Written Communication."

Pennsylvania Instructional Teacher Certification programs

The Pennsylvania Instructional Teacher Certification programs at Arcadia University prepare individuals for certification in the areas of instruction/supervisory, administration, and education specialist. Students may pursue certifications separately or while earning master's degrees in education.

Pennsylvania Instructional Teacher Certification programs -- instructional/supervisory

Instructional/supervisory certification programs include "Art (K through 12)," "Biology (7 through 12)," "Chemistry (7 through 12)," and "Early Childhood." Additional certifications are Early Elementary Pre K-4), Early Elementary (Pre K-4)/Special Education (Pre K-8)"," "English (7 through 12),"

"General Science (7 through 12)," "Mathematics (7 through 12)," "Reading (K through 12)," "Social Studies (7 through 12)," and are also certification programs.

Pennsylvania Instructional Teacher Certification programs -- administrative

Administrative certification programs are offered in the following areas: "Supervisory (Curriculum and Instruction; Single Area)," "Principal," and "Superintendent's Letter of Eligibility."

Pennsylvania Instructional Teacher Certification programs -- educational specialist

Educational specialist certification programs include "School Counselor," and "ESL Specialist."

Certificate of Advanced Study programs

Certificate of Advanced Study programs are offered in "Curriculum Studies," "Educational Leadership," "Language Arts," and "Mathematics (Secondary Education 7 through 12)."

"Reading (K through 12)," "Science Education (Secondary Education 7 through 12)," and "Special Education (Pre-K through 8 and 7 through 12)" are also certification programs.

Arcadia University graduate certificate programs

Arcadia has graduate certificate programs including "Applied Behavior Analysis," "Autism Endorsement," "Connected Learning," "Early Childhood Leadership," "Infant Toddler Mental Health", "Secondary Transition (Special Education)", "STEM" and "Urban Education."

Pennsylvania Director Credential also offered!


Location & Contact

School of Education

Arcadia University

450 South Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038-3295
United States

John Groves

Interim Dean of the School of Education

Phone: 215-572-2940

Phone: 215-572-2925
Fax: 215-572-2126
Email: grad@arcadia.edu

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Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Reading Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) [Reading Education ]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [Reading Education ]
    • Computer Education Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) [Computer Education ]
    • Science Education Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) [Science Education ]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [Science Education ]
    • Curriculum Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) [Curriculum and Instruction ]
    • Educational Leadership Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) [Educational Leadership ]
      Doctor of Education (Ed D) [Educational Leadership ]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [Educational Leadership ]
    • Secondary Education Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) [Secondary Education ]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [Secondary Education ]
    • Special Education Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) [Special Education ]
      Doctor of Education (Ed D) [Special Education ]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [Special Education ]
    • English Education Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed) [English Education ]
    • Psychology Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed) [Psychology ]
    • Theater Arts Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed) [Theater ]
    • Written Communication Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed) [English Education ]
    • Mathematics Education Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed) [Mathematics Education ]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [Mathematics Education ]
    • Music Education Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed) [Music Education ]
    • Environmental Education Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed) [Environmental Education]
    • Early Childhood Education Master of Education (M Ed) [individualized]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [master teacher]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [research in child development]
    • Language Arts Master of Education (M Ed) [English Education ]
    • Instructional Technology Master of Education (M Ed) [Educational Media/Instructional Technology]
    • Library Science Master of Education (M Ed) [Educational Media/Instructional Technology]
    • Art Education Master of Education (M Ed) [Art Education ]
    • Curriculum Studies Master of Education (M Ed) [Curriculum and Instruction ]
    • Elementary Education Master of Education (M Ed) [Elementary Education ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 95
    • Doctoral Degrees 11
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

73% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 145
    • Accepted 106
    • Acceptance Rate 73
    • Enrolled 80
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students378
    • Female Percentage79%
    • Male Percentage21%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students378
    • Part-time Percentage94%
    • Full-time Percentage6%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American15%
    • White / Caucasian62%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races14%
    • Unknown or International Student2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage86%
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Female Percentage73%
    • Male Percentage27%


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