What will your legacy be?
The School of Education at Duquesne University has a rich history of preparing leaders for more than 75 years. With national accreditation for the full range of its doctoral, master’s, undergraduate, and certification programs, a profound concern for moral and spiritual values and a deep commitment to helping every student achieve, the School of Education builds legacies by transforming lives.
50% Tuition & Fee Scholarship for Freshman Entering in Fall 2013
Our bachelor's degree programs provide you with skills needed to succeed in the classroom and beyond. Learn more about the affordability and versatility of an education degree.
Tuition & Fee Scholarship for Select Master's Degree Programs
The opportunity to move your career in a new direction through advancing your education may be more affordable than you realize. The diverse skills gained in our master's level programs prepare you to succeed in a variety of settings, from the classroom, to community based organizations, government, and the corporate world. See which master's degree programs currently offer a Tuition & Fee Scholarship.
Congratulations 2012-2013 School of Education Graduates!
This year, the School of Education awarded 353 Bachelor's, Master's, Post-Master's, and Doctoral degrees! We are all so proud of the achievements they made during their academic career at Duquesne University, and anticpate a long line of future accomplishments from these individuals.
Leading Teacher Excellence Award Recipients Announced
During the May 4th School of Education Diploma Ceremony, the Undergraduate, Graduate, and Alumni Leading Teacher Excellence Award Recipients were announced and presented their plaques. The recipients are Jacob Minsinger (Undergraduate), Haley Koontz-Donohue (Graduate), and Lea Hutson (Alumni; pictured left). The Leading Teacher Program Excellence Award is given to an individual whose performance demonstrates excellence in one of the three Themes of the Leading Teacher Program: Leadership, Diversity and Technology and is framed in the Spiritan Tradition of Caring. The School of Education congratulates these recipients on this prestigious endowment!
SoE Senior Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship
Congratulations to Kathryn Gallagher '13 for being awarded a 10 month Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in the Slovak Republic! Kathryn is an Elementary Education major in the School of Education's Leading Teacher Program as well as an International Relations major in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts. Learn more about Katie in the Duquesne Duke!
School of Education Dean Honored by Office of Research
Olga M. Welch Ed.D., honored for outstanding research endeavors in Office of Research's Fifth Class of Hall of Fame Inductees. Learn More.
The Special Education Program is now offering a 12 credit Endorsement in Autism Spectrum Disorders
This endorsement requires a minimum of 12 semester hours and meets the requirements for an Autism Endorsement in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. For students who intend to apply to the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the endorsement, a Level I or Level II certificate from the Pennsylvania Department of Education is a prerequisite. Students who do not hold an instructional certificate from the Pennsylvania Department of Education may apply for and complete the required courses without the PDE endorsement. Requirements include coursework with ongoing, targeted special education field experiences.
The requirements may be completed in an accelerated format in a summer semester from May to July, or in a traditional academic semester format from fall through summer.
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School of Education Student Feature!
The Brashear Kids of Pittsburgh is an alternative educational programming that cultivates creative learning opportunities. The Brashear Association conducts afterschool and summer programs in South Pittsburgh neighborhoods. We are happy to see that Nicole Bobrzynski, undergraduate Middle Level student, has been featured on their blog! Read more about it here!
Duquesne University Recognized by US Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan for Efforts to Make Education Program More Affordable
Duquesne University's 50% Tuition & Fee Scholarship for undergraduate education students is mentioned in a speech by US Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan. He lauds higher education institutions that cut tuition and are increasing educational attainment, while lowering costs. Read more about the speech.
Introducing the NEW MSEd Early Level (PreK-4) Education Program!
The Pennsylvania Department of Education changed their certification levels on January 1, 2013, and this has caused us to change the programs we offer. Currently, we are offering Early Level (PreK-4) and working towards other degrees that will meet PDE requirements. What has been eliminated are our degrees in Early Childhood (Grades N-3), Elementary Education (K-6) and the dual degrees of Elementary Education and Early Childhood. Please find out more information on our new MSEd PreK-4 program website!
Dr. Tammy Hughes Talks to CNN.com About Bullying
Bullying is a major issue that many children have to confront on a daily basis. Dr. Tammy Hughes, Professor and Department Chair for the Department of Counseling, Psychology and Special Education, talks to CNN.com about ways parents can strengthen their children before bullying starts. Learn more.