Master of Education
Are you ready to start earning your M. Ed. or pursue a Pennsylvania teacher certification? If you are looking for a flexible program designed to fit the schedule of busy professionals, Messiah College’s graduate program in education offers several degree tracks and nondegree options in high-demand fields.
Special education PA teaching certification (PreK-8)
Special education PA teaching certification (7-12)
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with Pennsylvania English as a Second Language (ESL) program specialist certification (K-12)
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Curriculum and instruction
Messiah College certificates
PA teacher certificates
What sets Messiah graduate programs apart?
The academic distinction of a nationally ranked, accredited Christian college.
A flexible, affordable online program designed with working professionals in mind—Messiah offers track options that are fully online and programs that feature a combination of online and campus courses.
Time frames for program completion that range from two to six years—select the one that’s right for you.
All courses taught by Messiah’s faculty—experienced trained educators and nationally recognized scholars who take time to mentor you in your education, faith and career.
Small class sizes ensure personalized attention and meaningful interaction with professors and fellow students.
Deferred payment option available—if your employer reimburses for Act 48 or other graduate course completions. All certificates, certifications and degrees are eligible for federal financial aid.
Courses and field experience designed to be instantly applicable to your everyday work setting.
Rolling admission—Messiah accepts graduate program applicants year-round allowing you to enter the program at multiple points throughout the year.
Tuition and fees
Tuition per credit hour: $595
Tuition cost for the entire program: ranges from $17,850 (30 credits) to $23,205 (39 credits)
Messiah College offers several tuition discounts to full-time graduate degree- and certificate-seeking students. Visit our discounts page to see if you qualify.
Questions about the Graduate Program in Education
Nancy J. Patrick, director of the Graduate Program in Education, firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions about any of Messiah’s graduate programs
Matt Reitnour, director of graduate and non-traditional enrollment, email@example.com
Questions about financial aid
Carol Good, coordinator of graduate student financial services, firstname.lastname@example.org
Nondegree/Act 48 options
All graduate-level courses at Messiah College are PDE approved for Act 48 credit.