Graduate Education

The Graduate Education Program leads to the degree of Master of Arts in Education (MA). The general purpose of the University is to provide its students with a liberal education- an education laying emphasis upon the training of the critical faculty; cultivation of a wide breadth of learning; development of the student's wholeness as an individual possessed of both body and soul. Villanova University offers three concentrations for individuals interested in earning an MA in Education. 

Master of Arts with a Concentration in Graduate Education -
A full or part-time program offered for teachers seeking to obtain a Master of Arts degree (special note: this program does not lead to initial teacher certification).Application Requirements

Master of Arts with a Concentration in Teacher Leadership -
A full or part-time program offered for school personnel seeking to apply their knoledge and skills to the larger school community (special note: this program does not lead to initial teacher certification). Application Requirements

Master of Arts in Education plus Teacher Certification -
An intensive, 12-month, full-time program offering those without an education background a Master of Arts degree plus teacher certification. Application Requirements

Please also see information on our Graduate Assistantships.

Graduate Certificate in Education.
A fifteen credit program for post-baccalaureate students planning careers in education or related fields (special note: this program does not lead to initial teacher certification. 

* GE Brochure (2012).pdf
Department Overview

Please contact us to make an appointment to visit our department at your convenience. You can also email us at edhus@villanova.edu

You may wish to attend our in- person  Open House in March or October or a virtual Information Session.  

We look forward to meeting you. 

Contact

Department of Education & Counseling
St. Augustine Center - Rm 302
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610.519.4620
Fax: 610.519.4623
Email: educationcounseling
@villanova.edu