Programs in Teacher Education, Leadership, and Human Services

At Duquesne University's School of Education, we prepare you to become best-in-class educators, school psychologists, administrators, counselors, professors, and so much more. Our nationally accredited undergraduate, master's, doctoral degrees, and licensure/certification programs empower you to make a difference in the Pittsburgh region and throughout the world. You will earn a quality education built on Duquesne's solid reputation as a top-tier college and learn from faculty who are a diverse group of teacher-scholars whose research has gained national and international recognition, earning them numerous grants and awards.

Impact the classroom and beyond with a degree in teacher education

Our teacher education programs and graduate programs provide a mission-oriented, student-centered culture that will position you to lead inside and outside of the classroom. These programs prepare you to become an educator in K-12 schools, nontraditional schools, or other educational settings as a classroom teacher, a special education teacher, an education specialist, or a faculty member.

Shape the field with a leadership degree

The Duquesne University School of Education's leadership programs are rooted in the ideals of ethics, compassion, and social justice. Our alumni hold leadership roles at area school districts, local community organizations, and also serve on various associations and councils; and are employed as K-12 school principals, school or district supervisors, educational administrators, faculty, or instructional designers.

Make a difference in human services with a degree in counseling or psychology

Our mission is rooted in helping others and serving our communities-meeting other's needs and remaining committed to improving the overall quality of life of service populations is part of our rich history. Through our human services programs, we prepare our students to meet individuals where they are in their circumstances, and help them to develop, thrive and contribute to society. School of Education students receive intense training in counseling, teaching, supervision, research and advocacy. Our alumni are employed as school psychologists, school counselors, marriage and family therapists, addiction counselors, and faculty.

Finance your education

Understanding the adverse factors educators face in the current market, we are committed to providing students a high-quality education at an affordable price. To do this, we offer multiple tuition awards and forms of financial aid. Depending upon the program and eligibility, our awards range from 25%-60% towards tuition. A Duquesne University education is an investment in your future. This investment will prepare you to reach the height of your career and provide a meaningful return on your investment.