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Graduate Programs in Education

Program Highlight


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.

Why Widener?

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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.


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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.



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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.



Programs Offered

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

Graduate Certification Programs

  • Teacher Leadership
  • Special Education – Assistive Technology
  • Higher Education Leadership and Practice
  • Reading Specialist
  • Pennsylvania Department of Education Certifications 

To learn more about our graduate programs in education, contact an admissions counselor or schedule a campus visit. Apply online today.

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ncate logo accredited institutionThe Center for Education at Widener is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 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.