Finally, there is a master’s program designed with the working teacher in mind. Whether you’re a teacher looking for salary advancement, improved effectiveness in the classroom or an administrator appointment, the graduate programs from The University of Scranton will prepare you for leadership success in tomorrow’s education.
Nestled in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania, 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. The University of Scranton was founded in 1888 as Saint Thomas College by the first bishop of Scranton.
Today The University has more than 38,000 graduates, with a current population of approximately 4,700 students, including adult, part-time and graduate students. The professors are known for their excellence in teaching and for the personal attention they give to students. Of our 256 faculty members, 84 percent hold doctoral or other terminal degrees in their field. With outstanding online communication tools, students have ample opportunity to ask questions, participate in research and meet with faculty.
The University of Scranton is nationally 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).