Explore Graduate Programs

Kutztown University offers a wide range of advanced degrees in education, from teachers who want to advance their education, to non-educators who want to earn a teaching degree, to counselors in school and other settings. What degree are you seeking?

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Doctorate

Ed.D., Doctor of Education

For educators, the doctorate in education (Ed.D.) will help you transform education one student, and one classroom, at a time.

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Graduate

Counseling: Addiction, Master of Arts

For individuals seeking a career in professional counseling, to develop personal awareness, knowledge of counseling, addiction and co-occurring disorders.

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Graduate

Counseling: Clinical Mental Health, Master of Arts

Serve in settings such as a community mental health agency, the Veterans Administration, a hospital, drug and alcohol treatment organization, a college/university, or in private practice

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Graduate

Counseling: Marriage Couple and Family Counseling, Master of Arts

Help people find their way through tough times and assist couples and families in their relationships.

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Graduate
Certification

School Counseling, Master of Science

From elementary school all through college, school counselors are responsible for supporting the academic, personal, and developmental health of thousands of students across America.

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Certification

School Counseling, Post-Master Certification and Licensure

Master's degree in counseling holding students interested in 1. Pursuing certification as a school counselor, or 2. Completing requirements for Licensed Professional Counselor and/or Marriage and Family Therapist.

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Graduate

Student Affairs in Higher Education, Master of Education

Pursue a professional careers in student affairs at institutions of higher education.

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Graduate
Certification

Reading Specialist Certification, Master of Education

This online/blended program is intended to prepare reading specialists/literacy coaches to plan developmental instruction and work with learners who have difficulty reading.

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Certification

Elementary Education (Pre-K-4), Master of Education, Initial Certification Post Baccalaureate

Candidates with undergraduate degrees in a field other than education can obtain initial certification to teach in public elementary schools, while earning a master's degree.

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Graduate
Certification

Elementary Education (4-8) Master of Education, Initial Certification Post-Baccalaureate

Candidates with undergraduate degrees in a field other than education can obtain initial certification to teach in public elementary and middle schools (4-8), while earning a master's degree.

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Graduate
Certification

Library Science, Masters Degree

Earn a degree in library science, the only four-year program of its kind in Pennsylvania for K-12 library media specialist certification.

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Certification

Instructional Technology, Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Students completing the thirty (30) credit Master of Education in Instructional Technology degree with a concentration in Digital Classroom Technology will be well prepared to effectively use instructional technology in the classroom.

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Graduate
Certification

Secondary Education, Master of Education

For secondary school teachers. Specialize in one of six areas (Biology, English, Mathematics, Social Studies, Curriculum and Instruction, Middle Level or Teaching). Teaching Specialization can include initial certification.

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Certification

M.Ed. Secondary Education: Teaching with Initial Certification

The M.Ed in Secondary Education: Teaching with Initial Certification is a hybrid, social justice-oriented teacher preparation program with an emphasis on urban school contexts. The program is designed for individuals with undergraduate degrees interested in becoming teachers in U.S. public schools.

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Certification

K-12 Principal Certification Program

This program educates teacher leaders to increase school achievement in collaborative and comprehensive ways.

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Certification

English as a Second Language (ESL) Program Specialist Certification

Provides students seeking the ESL certificate the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to address the needs of English Language Learners (ELLs) in a comprehensive program.

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Certification

Curriculum and Instruction, Supervisory Certificate

The Supervisory Certificate is now a hiring requirement in many local school districts, specifically when a district seeks to add district coordinators, supervisors and department heads to its staff.

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Graduate

Art Education, Master of Education

A perfect fit for busy professionals who want to share their knowledge and love for art; and who believe that everyone, no matter their artistic ability, age, or economic status is enriched by art.

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Graduate

Multicultural Education, Master of Education

For educators to support the changing demographic of school-aged children. Students in the program will learn concepts of legal, historical and philosophical foundations of multicultural education.

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Certification
Graduate

Special Education, Post-Baccalaureate Certification

Earn certification to teach students with disabilities, prekindergarten through grade 12 or up to 21 years of age.

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