Thank you for visiting Villanova University’s Department of Education & Counseling. We offer programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as professional development courses. Our programs combine theory with practical experience to prepare teachers, counselors and administrators in school and community settings to help improve the quality of the lives of others.
The Department of Education and Counseling is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE); our membership provides a plethora of information on college teaching, educational policy, and educational research, all important resources for our students and faculty.
In addition, The Counsel for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP), has granted accreditation to both the School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health programs in Villanova's Department of Education and Counseling.
We encourage you to view our current departmental news and events, learn more about our programs, and meet our faculty. Also, for more information, please view the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Graduate Studies web sites.
Join Us for a Public Lecture and Discussion - Glow Kids: Screen Effects on Children and Teens: March 16th
The Department of Education and Counseling invites you to save the date of March 16, 7-9 p.m., in the Connelly Center Cinema for a public lecture and discussion with Nicholas Kardaras, PhD, LCSW-R, about the effects of excessive screen time exposure on the brain development and behavior of children and youth. Author of Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction is Hijacking our Kids and How to Break the Trance, Kardaras will review the latest clinical and brain imagining research, explore the sociological, economic, educational, and psychological factors that have led to the emergence of "the global tech epidemic," and raise implications for parents, educators and our students.
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Ask Us About the Educator Discount
Special Tuition Discounts for
current Teachers & School Administrators:
40% for employees of Catholic schools;
20% for employees of non-Catholic schools
For tuition rates and fees, please see the Bursar's website.