Education Colleges of Distinction GraphicBenefits of Getting Your Education Bachelor’s and Master’s Together at Seton Hill University

Once accepted into a FastForward Education Program as an undergraduate:

  • You are exempt from submitting a formal graduate school application.
  • Your application fee and requirement for letters of recommendation are waived.
  • GRE scores are not required for graduate study.
  • You qualify for an alumni tuition discount for graduate study.
  • A place in the graduate program is guaranteed.
  • You can schedule up to 6 credits of graduate work during your senior year as an undergraduate – at the undergraduate tuition rate.
  • Since the graduate courses are taught online or in the evening, you can begin your career while earning a graduate degree.

FastForward to an M.A. in Special Education

Through this program, you can earn a Seton Hill undergraduate degree in education - including the Education (Pre-K to Grade 4) with Special Education (Pre-K to Grade 12) B.A. or any of the 7-12 or K-12 teacher certification programs - and then move directly into the M.A. in Special Education without having to apply to graduate school. You can earn both degrees (with associated teacher certifications) in only 5 years, and because the master's programs are online, with fieldwork embedded in the courses, you can begin your teaching career while earning your graduate degree.

FastForward to an M.Ed. in Innovative Instruction

Earn a Seton Hill University undergraduate degree in almost any major and then move directly into the graduate program in Innovative Instruction. Since this master's program is online, with experiential learning embedded in the courses, you can begin your teaching or training career while earning your graduate degree.

Like to Know More?

If you are a new student, or are still considering enrolling at Seton Hill, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions by filling out our online Request for Information form, calling (800) 826-6234, or sending an email to

If you are a currently enrolled Seton Hill student and are interested in enrolling in a FastForward Program, please contact the Office of Graduate & Online Studies at (724) 838-4208 or