The University of Scranton – Teaching Teachers Since 1888
The University of Scranton Online offers you a superior online learning experience. The university is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and has been ranked as one of the 10 finest master’s universities in the North for the past 13 years 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.
The University of Scranton
The University of Scranton was founded in 1888 as Saint Thomas College by the first bishop of Scranton.
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.
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- The University of Scranton is nationally accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
- The university is regionally accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
- The College of Graduate and Continuing Education is accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE).
- The University of Scranton is ranked as a top 10, Tier 1 Regional University in the North by U.S. News & World Report
- The Princeton Review – Among the “368 Best Colleges” for the past seven years; 30th among “America’s Most Connected Campuses.”
- Kaplan Publishing – Among the nation’s “328 Most Interesting Colleges” for the past two years.
- The Washington Post Magazine – One of the “100 Colleges Worth Considering.”
- Templeton Foundation – One of only 100 colleges and universities on Templeton's “Honor Roll of Character-Building Colleges.”
- Yahoo! Internet Life Magazine – One of America”s “Most Wired Colleges” for three consecutive years; 39th in 2001.
- Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education – Among the “Publisher”s Picks” for six years.
- Regional Accreditation from the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
- National Accreditation from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
- Teachers – Preschool, kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, and secondary school teachers
- Reading specialists
- Instructional coordinators
- Guidance counselors
- Vice Principals
- Curriculum Developers
- Median annual earnings of kindergarten, elementary, middle, and secondary school teachers ranged from $43,580 to $48,690 in May 2006; the lowest 10 percent earned $28,590 to $33,070; the top 10 percent earned $67,490 to $76,100. Median earnings for preschool teachers were $22,680.
- Teachers make an average starting salary of $31,704 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.