The Graduate Programs in Education at Waynesburg University include the following degrees: (1) M.A.T., with secondary teacher certification in Biology, Chemistry, English, General Science, Math or Social Studies; (3) M.Ed. in Instructional Technology; (4) M.Ed. in Instructional Technology, with Specialist Certification; (5) M.Ed. in Special Education; and (6) M.Ed. with concentrations in Autism, Curriculum and Instructional Leadership, or Online Teaching. These master degree programs are 30 or 36 credit hours, depending on the concentration.
The following certificates or programs are also available: (1) the Autism Spectrum Disorders Endorsement Program – 12 credit hours and (2) the Special Education Certification Program – 30 credit hours.
Classes are offered evenings in 8-week sessions during the fall, spring and summer semesters. The programs feature a varied presentation format. Students will experience a mix of face-to-face, 100% online, and blended online and face-to-face classes as they progress through the programs. A minimum 12 week, full time student teaching placement is required for M.A.T. candidates. A practicum is required for the Instructional Technology Specialist certificate and the Special Education program.
The director will review all applications to determine if admission requirements are met.