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Graduate Degree Programs

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.

 

Education Graduate Program


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.

 

Reading Specialist K-12* Graduate Program


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.

*Off-Campus Cohort Option Available

Off-Campus Cohort Option
The Reading Specialist Program is also available in a cohort format. You can learn more about this program and view off-campus locations here. For more information, contact the Graduate Information Office at (800) 433-0373 or via email.
Sara O'Lena Sara O'Lena
(800) 433-0373
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School Counselor (Elementary/Secondary)* Graduate Program


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.

*Off-Campus Cohort Option Available

Off-Campus Cohort Option
The School Counselor Program is also available in a cohort format. You can learn more about this program and view off-campus locations here. For more information, contact the Graduate Information Office at (800) 433-0373 or via email.
Sara O'Lena Sara O'Lena
(800) 433-0373
view all programs & locations

 

School Principal K-12* Graduate Program


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.

*Off-Campus Cohort Option Available

Off-Campus Cohort Option
The School Principal K-12 Program is also available in a cohort format. You can learn more about this program and view off-campus locations here. For more information, contact the Graduate Information Office at (800) 433-0373 or via email.
Sara O'Lena Sara O'Lena
(800) 433-0373
view all programs & locations

 

School Superintendent* Graduate Program


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

 

Contacts


phone: (724) 946-7031
fax: (724) 946-6135
email
registration, forms, & schedules


Tuition & Financial Aid


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