Lead. Inspire. Educate.

Since 1929, the School of Education has been preparing leaders in the classroom and community. Our graduates provide high quality instruction and services to students in many different settings across the nation. The School of Education, located in Canevin Hall, is home to over 40 programs, 52 faculty members, and over 900 students.

The School of Education's culture is welcoming, diverse, and inclusive, and is framed around Duquesne's mission, "serving God by serving students." Our students learn the skills to make a difference; our alumni acquire the confidence to lead, and those who employ School of Education graduates gain high quality, well prepared, lifelong learners who will succeed.

Explore your potential in nationally accredited programs

We have diverse undergraduate, master's, doctoral, and licensure/certification programs that prepare students to make a difference through education both inside and outside of the classroom. Our alumni make an impact in the Pittsburgh region, the nation, and the world as teachers, school psychologists, administrators, counselors, professors, and so much more. Some of our program accreditations include: the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) [Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) eligible], the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP), and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Transform a student's education through our programs that focus on teaching and leading

Our undergraduate, master's, doctoral and certification/licensure programs prepare you to become an educator in K-12 schools, nontraditional schools, or other educational settings as a classroom teacher, a special education teacher, an education specialist, or a faculty member.

B.S.Ed. Early Childhood Education M.S.Ed. ESL
B.S.Ed. Middle Level Education M.S.Ed. Instructional Technology
B.S.Ed. Secondary Education M.S.Ed. Reading & Literacy Education
MAT Early Childhood Education, PreK-4 M.S.Ed. Special Education - CBP/HD
MAT Secondary Education, 7-12 Ed.D. Educational Technology
MAT World Languages Ph.D. Special Education
Online Teaching Endorsement TESOL
5-Year Early Start

Become a leader in the field of education

School of Education graduates lead in the field of education in the Pittsburgh region and throughout the world in K-12 schools, universities, and non-profit, government, and corporate institutions as K-12 school principals, school or district supervisors, educational administrators, faculty, or instructional designers. Learn how you can shape the field with one of our master's, doctoral, or licensure/certification programs.

M.S. Higher Education Administration M.S.Ed. Education Administration, K-12
Ed.D. Educational Leadership M.S.Ed. School Supervision

Make a difference through our counseling or psychology programs

Through our master's, doctoral, or licensure/certification programs, learn the skills to work with children and adults to help them improve their socioemotional, behavioral, and mental health. Our graduates can obtain employment as school psychologists, school counselors, marriage and family therapists, addiction counselors, and faculty.

M.S. Addiction Counseling M.S.Ed. Child Psychology
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling Ph.D. Counselor Education & Supervision
M.S. Marriage, Couple, & Family Counseling Ph.D. School Psychology
M.S.Ed. School Counseling Psy.D. School Psychology
M.S.Ed. School Counseling for Certified Teachers Autism Endorsement
M.S.Ed. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) BCBA Verified Course Sequence

Finance your education

Understanding the adverse factors educators face in the current market, we are committed to providing students a high-quality education at an affordable price. To do this, we offer multiple tuition awards and forms of financial aid. Depending upon the program and eligibility, our awards range from 25%-60% towards tuition. A Duquesne University education is an investment in your future. This investment will prepare you to reach the height of your career and provide a meaningful return on your investment.