Thesis Option

In lieu of taking a comprehensive examination, the Department of Education and Counseling encourages all students enrolled in its M.A./M.S. Programs in Counseling, Educational Leadership, Graduate Teacher Education to write a thesis as the culminating exercise of their program of studies. Students who are considering doctoral studies at some future point in time are especially encouraged to write a thesis.


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

Tuition Reduction

Teachers and school administrators  may apply for a special Tuition Reduction
40% for those employed by Catholic schools;
20% for those employed by non-Catholic schools.

Additional links to financing options are found on the Graduate Studies pages and the benefits for everyone are shown here ....  Why Villlanova?