This full-time intensive 12-month program offers individuals without an education background an opportunity to complete a Master of Arts in Education degree while simultaneously completing the requirements for teacher certification.
Our program is designed to aid the student in:
Villanova now offers a part-time Master of Arts in Education plus Teacher Certification Program. This program permits prospective teachers to complete their graduate certification requirements (34 credits in total) in two years. Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis.
The Masters of Arts in Education plus Certification program requires thirty-four credits which include courses, field experiences including observations in the schools, and student teaching. The track is normally completed in two semesters and two summer sessions (12 months) and exists for secondary teacher certification only.
Typically, applicants will have an undergraduate major in an academic subject area which they intend to teach (English, Math, etc.) If candidates want to teach a subject in which they did not earn a degree, prerequisite coursework will be necessary before entering the Master's plus Certification program. Specific program details can be found by clicking the links below.
We also encourage you to contact the Department to discuss your particular situation.
Dr. Teresa G. Wojcik, firstname.lastname@example.org 610-519-4620
Villanova University offers a part-time certification program for teachers in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia that includes courses in the foundation of Education and methods of teaching designed specifically for those interested in obtaining secondary teacher certification.
Beginning in the summer, this program permits teachers to complete the certification sequence in 2 years, taking one course each semester and one each of two summers. Students may also continue with more course work and obtain a Master’s degree.
Educators in the Diocese receive a 40% tuition discount.