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Which Seton Hill University Graduate Education Program is Best for You?

Program Details Special Education (M.A.) Innovative Instruction (M.Ed.) Critical & Cultural Literacy (M.Ed.)

Number of Courses / Credits

(M.A. Degree Only)

30 credits
(10 courses)
30 credits
(10 courses)
30 credits
(10 courses)

Number of Credits

(M.A. Degree Plus Initial Teaching Certification)

30 M.A. credits plus additional 52 education course credits N/A N/A
Program Format Online: 8-week sessions Online: 8-week sessions Online: 8-week sessions

Time to Complete

(M.A. Degree Only)

1 year or more; self-paced 1 year or more; self-paced 1 Year Full-Time Cohort (August to June); 2+ Years Self-Paced Part-Time

Time to Complete

(M.A. Degree Plus Initial Teaching Certification)

Varies for each student Varies for each student N/A

Student Teaching (for students earning initial teaching certification) or Internship

Student teaching at end of program, 14 weeks full time Field internship 8 Weeks 
Teacher Certification Required for Admission Yes: If you plan to add special education certification.

No: If you do not intend to teach. Program Director approval required.

Yes: If you plan to teach.

No: If you plan to provide training or present information outside of a traditional classroom.

Yes

GRE or GMAT Required? No No No
Is it Too Late to Apply? No: Apply any time. No: Apply any time. No: Apply any time. Cohorts start in the fall.
Can I Add a Teaching Certification? Special Ed: Pre K-12 when added to initial teacher certification. N/A Reading Specialist (Pre K-12)

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