School of Education Master’s Programs

master's programs

Further your career & passion through our master's programs

As a graduate student in our School of Education, you will be joining an extensive professional network in the Pittsburgh region and beyond; one that will connect you with successful educational leaders through coursework, mentorships, and internships. Inside and outside the classroom, your experiences will mold you into a proud member of our community of scholars, a group that is shaping the future of education.

In all of our 13 graduate programs, we invite you to explore different perspectives and bring you face-to-face with social justice issues in the field. As an alumnus, you will be someone who can really change and influence the lives of those that you work with because you will have learned how to really listen so that you can provide the necessary assistance.

Graduate programs for teaching inside or outside the classroom

These master's programs prepare you work as a teacher or educational specialist in K-12 schools, nontraditional schools, or other educational settings.

MAT Early Childhood Education
MAT Secondary Education

M.S.Ed. Instructional Technology

M.S.Ed. Reading & Literacy Education
M.S.Ed. Special Education - CBP/HD

Graduate programs for educational leadership

Choose one of these master's programs and lead in the field of education as a K-12 school principal, school or district supervisor, instructional designer, or educational administrator in a school setting, university, or a non-profit, government, or corporate institution.

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

Graduate programs for counseling & psychology

If you are looking to help children and adults improve their socioemotional, behavioral, or mental health, one of the these programs equip you with the skills to make a difference as a school psychologist, school counselor, marriage and family therapist, or addiction counselor.

M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
M.S. Marriage, Couple, & Family Counseling
M.S.Ed. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
M.S.Ed. Child Psychology
M.S.Ed. School Counseling
M.S.Ed. School Counseling for Certified Teachers

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance in the form of aid, assistantships, and tuition awards ranging from 25-60%, depending on program and eligibility, are available. A variety of graduate assistantships in Student Life and graduate assistantships in individual departments are available for competitive applications.

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