Committed to Academic Excellence Since 1888
Nestled in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania, The University of Scranton was founded in 1888 as Saint Thomas College. Today The University has more than 38,000 graduates. Our professors are known for their teaching excellence and for the personal attention they give to students. Students have ample opportunity to ask questions, participate in research and interact with faculty.
The University of Scranton is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and 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).
Repeatedly ranked as One of the 10 Finest Master’s Universities in the North by U.S. News & World Report, The University of Scranton helps you develop practical skills necessary to advance your education career possibilities – 100% online. Benefit from well-rounded projects, as well as research and reports tailored to your current work situation.
- Master of Science in Education: Curriculum and Instruction
C&I students enhance their instructional effectiveness and learn how to utilize technology for student learning and teacher tasks, adapt and expand a range of instructional skills, and understand and employ alternative educational tests and measures.
- Master of Science in Education: Educational Administration
Ed Admin students often aspire to administrative leadership positions and learn effective techniques for staff supervision and development, how to execute financial responsibilities, and efficiently organize instruction, students and staff.
MS in education students experience the following benefits:
- Watch and listen to instructors lecture via streaming video
- No mandatory logon times
- Take a session off if needed
- Complete your degree in as few as 18 months
- No GRE, GMAT or MAT requirements
- Six sessions each year offered every eight weeks
- No application fee
- Competitive tuition
What’s All the Buzz About?
Discover what our online graduates have to say:
“I have applied what I learned through this program as a leader in our school. I hope to someday become an elementary principal. I feel that The University of Scranton prepared me for success!”
– Susan Congrove
Third Grade Teacher
“I was able to transfer skills learned online right into my own classroom. It helped me become a better teacher. Taking classes through The University of Scranton was not only convenient, it also prepared me to become a capable, qualified, confident administrator!”
– Cristy Lopergolo
Middle School Teacher
“Juggling time constraints as a father, husband, math teacher, and basketball coach, I was pleased that Scranton's online program provided the forum to work on my own time and pace. Upon acquiring my Master's in Educational Administration, many doors have been opened in my school district.”
– David Wayne Simpkins