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A Perfect Choice...

A Perfect Choice for Flexibility and Personalization

The Educational Studies concentration of the M.S.Ed. in Educational Studies program offers unique flexibility and affords the opportunity to take courses online, on campus or through a combination of the two. Those who wish to can use the program's 18 elective credits to design a professional learning agenda that is uniquely suited to both their interests and their professional needs. The 18 electives can be pursued through any of the departments in the Duquesne University School of Education, or through any of the Schools of study at Duquesne University for which the graduate student is qualified. This option allows the graduate student to create a personalized graduate learning agenda.

A Perfect Choice for Certified Teachers

K-12 educators who hold initial teaching certification can use the program to earn their permanent teaching certification and satisfy the requirements for continuing licensure. 

A Perfect Choice For Professionals Who Desire Educational Credentials

The program is also perfect for individuals who desire a graduate degree in education but who do not require initial or additional teaching certification. For professionals in environments other than schools, the Educational Studies concentration can prepare you to understand and address educational issues in diverse settings such as business, health care, service, industry, government agencies, zoos, museums, churches, and not-for-profit organizations.