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DILE Difference 2

When you join a program in the Department of Instruction and Leadership in Education (DILE), your degree or credential can take you anywhere. Collectively, our faculty has extensive experience in local schools as well as national and international prominence in the areas of research and teaching.

As you learn from and with us, you will explore practical educational strategies based on cutting-edge scholarship. A degree earned in DILE will advance your career aspirations, whether you are looking to teach 1st grade in Pittsburgh, high school English in Los Angeles, or help schools across the globe integrate the latest approaches to instructional technology.

Undergraduate Majors - B.S.Ed.

Graduate Majors - M.S.Ed.

Doctoral Degree - Ed.D.

Certificates and Endorsements

The DILE Difference:

  • Work with nationally-known teacher-scholars who have extensive experience in K-12 schools and engage in cutting-edge educational research

  • Many students eligible for a tuition scholarship, making your program of study affordable

  • Significant time spent in schools exploring the practical applications of coursework, and developing relationships with practicing teachers and students

  • A variety of initial certifications (PK4, Middle Level, Secondary), advanced certifications and graduate programs (ESL, Reading, Instructional Technology), and doctoral programs (Instructional Technology and Leadership) available