The University of Scranton – Teaching Teachers Since 1888

The University of Scranton offers you a superior online learning experience. The University is accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), and is ranked as a top 10, Tier 1 Regional University in the North by U.S. News & World Report. As an online student, you’ll have the flexibility to "attend class" whenever you want – anytime, anywhere, 24/7.

Quick Facts

School Name

The University of Scranton





General Information

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Year Founded:

The University of Scranton was founded in 1888 as Saint Thomas College by the first bishop of Scranton.

Religious Affiliation:

The University of Scranton is a Catholic and Jesuit university dedicated to freedom of inquiry, the pursuit of wisdom, integrity and truth, and the personal growth and development of all who share in its life.

Academic Calendar:

6 sessions per year.



Enhance Your Classroom Performance

The University of Scranton’s graduate degree programs equip you with the tools necessary to expand your teaching options and boost student achievement. Because a master’s in education degree program is only as good as the real-world skills it builds, The University of Scranton has carefully developed its curriculum to include performance-based learning outcomes.

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