School of Graduate Studies
Master of Education: Urban Education
In our program in Urban Leadership leading to a Master of Education degree, students may pursue the degree at Alvernia independently, or in combination with an Early Childhood (Grades Pre K-4) or Secondary (Grades 7-12) Teaching Certification.
Alvernia University has developed the Program in Urban Education leading to a Master of Education degree to enhance the scholarly and professional development of classroom teachers. In this program, students will examine the moral and ethical dimensions of teaching in cross-cultural settings.
Make your teaching position matter by using theory, fundamental techniques, and research based best practices. This program provides both historical and current knowledge of legislation, laws and research findings, existing and emerging theory, and methods of assessment—both individually and state-wide.
Explore various roles of educators by learning about the challenges of working with students, parents, other educators, and citizens in communities to help promote equity in education. Alvernia's Master of Education degree provides professional educators with a broad-based knowledge of leadership in the field of education, whether for a educational position or for a classroom teacher.
The Program in Urban Education leading to a Master of Education is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Facts & Figures
# of Credits Required: 33 credits (11 class
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $600 USD
Classification: Baccalaureate College—General
Locale: Small City
Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999