The Graduate School at Westminster College will further your knowledge and facilitate new opportunities for advancement in your profession. One of the region's finest accredited graduate programs for almost 70 years, the Graduate School at Westminster combines a seasoned core understanding of education with contemporary knowledge and tools.
To accommodate working adults, all graduate school classes are taught in blended format (classroom and online) in evening and summer sessions. We also offer our programs as cohorts that meet off-campus.
The purpose of the Master in Education Program is to increase professional teachers' competencies through participation in learning activities that are based upon current research and taught so as to develop the spirit of scientific inquiry, stimulate original and independent thought, and identify and respond to major educational issues.
Welcome to the Reading Specialist Certification Program at Westminster College. The graduate program for Reading Specialist at Westminster College is designed to develop the requisite knowledge, applicable skills, and appropriate attitudes in aspiring reading specialists.
The Reading Specialist Program is also available in a cohort format. For more information, contact the Graduate Information Office at (724) 946-7353 or via email.
The School Counselor (Counselor Education) Program at Westminster College is a comprehensive sequence of courses and field experiences that are designed to prepare students to provide professional counseling services in the school setting. Through the School Counselor Master in Education Degree Program and internship, students acquire a practical knowledge of school counseling theory and develop effective school counseling skills.
The School Counselor Program is also available in a cohort format. For more information, contact the Graduate Information Office at (724) 946-7353 or via email.
The School Principal Program is designed to develop those competencies for a school principal that will enable him or her to work with other professional personnel in designing and carrying out effective programs in elementary, middle, and secondary schools.
The School Principal K-12 Program is also available in a cohort format. For more information, contact the Graduate Information Office at (724) 946-7353 or via email.
The School Superintendent Letter of Eligibility certifies the holder to be a school superintendent, intermediate unit executive director, and curriculum director, while also holding other positions of school leadership.
Special Education* Graduate Program (New for 2013-14)
Special Education and Reading* Graduate Program (New for 2013-14)
* - Certification programs