Related Programs

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.

At Saint Joseph's University, elementary education is approached as a passionate career vocation. Aspiring elementary school teachers not only learn how to manage a classroom and effectively teach, but also how their roles as educators make a difference in their communities. Master's programs in education include:

  • Early Childhood/Elementary Education PreK-4
  • Elementary/Middle Years (4-8) with combination of content area specializations including social studies, science, mathematics, and English/literacy
  • Secondary Education (7-12) with concentrations in:
    • Sciences: General Science, Chemistry, Biology, Physics
    • Foreign Languages (K to 12): French, Latin, German, Spanish, Italian
    • Mathematics
    • Citizenship Education
    • English
    • Art Education (K-12)
    • Computer Science *starting Fall 2020


The online Wilson Reading System® certification program at Saint Joseph's University provides teachers with the skills needed to help students become fluent, independent readers by using multi-sensory, structured language methods and strategies to teach reading and spelling successfully. SJU’s online Wilson Reading System® (WRS) certification program covers the fundamentals of the WRS so educators can successfully implement this literacy development program in the classroom.