5-Year Early Start Graduate Programs
Accelerate your graduate degree and deepen your knowledge of education as you finish your undergraduate degree.
Interested in getting a head start on graduate school?
The School of Education offers early start options for students who have demonstrated a strong academic background (GPA > 3.0) to begin graduate work during their undergraduate time at Duquesne University. During the junior or senior year, students have the opportunity to take up to 5 courses in a Master's level program at the undergraduate tuition rate. Current programs with early start options include:
- Education Administration, K-12
- School Supervision
- Reading and Literacy Specialist
- Special Education.
Undergraduate Students not in the School of Education in good academic standing (GPA >3.0) interested in pursuing or exploring an education degree and/or teaching certification can begin to take courses as juniors or seniors in the Graduate Education Programs including:
- Grades PreK-4
- Secondary (Grades 7-12) Mathematics, English, Social Studies, Science
- World Languages K-12.