Center for Education
- Graduate Division
- Hyatt Hall
- tel: 610-499-4294
- fax: 610-499-4623
John C. Flynn, Jr., PhD
- Associate Dean
- Hyatt Hall, Room 119
- tel: 610-499-4490
Graduate Programs in Education
Higher Education Study Abroad
Students in Widener's graduate programs in Higher Education gain an international perspective on higher education with a trip abroad.
Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of students of all ages? Would you like to receive your graduate education degree from a university that offers flexible, innovative programs? Does a program with strong ties to the leading school districts, colleges, and universities in the region appeal to you?
If yes, one of Widener's graduate degrees may be the key to your career goals.
Individualized attention and a vested interest in your success characterize the graduate experience at Widener. Our faculty possesses a wealth of teaching, supervisory, research, and other educational experiences that pertain to all age groups. We consistently strive to help students compete in career fields that are in a constant state of change.
Understanding the importance of diversity is one of the core values of a Widener education. In our classrooms you will find among our student body and faculty diversity in age, ethnicity, years of experience, and work history.
Flexible Learning Options
All of our degrees are flexible and include part-time and full-time options. Most degree options also offer online and blended-format courses. Several programs are completely online and each program can be tailored to your needs as a student.
The Center for Education offers both master's level and doctoral level programs in education, in addition to post bachelor certifications, some of which can be earned in approximately one year. Graduate certifications are offered at a discounted rate.
Master of Education
Doctor of Education
- Teacher Leadership
- Special Education – Assistive Technology
- Higher Education Leadership and Practice
- Reading Specialist
- Pennsylvania Department of Education Certifications
The Center for Education at Widener is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), www.ncate.org. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs at Widener’s Main Campus and online programs. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P–12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.