Education M.S. — Professional Education
Saint Joseph’s University offers the M.S. in Professional Education to meet the diverse continuing professional development needs of teachers and administrators. This degree program provides a flexible curriculum focused on meeting your goals for developing competencies in a variety of areas within the education field.
What is an M.S. in Professional Education?
This program is designed for students interested in the field of education but do not wish to pursue a teaching certification. A master's in professional education is a degree that combines the focused study of traditional graduate degrees with the specialized, industry-specific skills you can immediately put to use in the workplace. Through this program, you will earn professional training in specific fields. This course of study emphasizes specialized knowledge, applied research, and hands-on practice.
What Can You Do with an M.S. in Professional Education?
The M.S. in Professional Education is beneficial if you are looking for career advancement within a specified field. Candidates for this program include a variety of professional educators, such as:
- In-service teachers who already hold Level I or Level II certification
- International students who wish to teach outside the United States
- Individuals from areas other than K-12 education seeking an advanced degree to develop the theoretical knowledge and skills to enhance their teaching process
How will an M.S. in Professional Education from Saint Joseph's University Enhance My Career?
This flexible program accommodates those who have professional experience in their field of study and seek to continue working while attending the program. You will be immersed in field work, deepening your understanding of your chosen concentration and will be guided by expert faculty.
Subject area concentrations are offered in:
- Computer science
At a Glance
|Degree||Master of Science|
|Start Terms||Fall, Spring, Summer|
Master's: 30 credits
|Tuition & Fees|
$100 fee/semester (2020-2021)
|Average Class Size|
20 students or less
|Average Work Experience||This program is designed for students interested in the field of education but not interested in pursuing certification|
|Graduate Housing||While most of our graduate students commute, there are resources available for those interested in living on-campus, or in near-by off-campus housing.|
|Graduate Assistantships||Graduate assistantships are offered on a limited basis. Please contact the program director for availability.|
*note - discounts cannot be combined.
|Veterans||SJU is a yellow ribbon school that accepts GI education benefits. Our Office of Veterans Service can help you access and understand the benefits available to you and will support you during your educational career at SJU.|