School of Education

  • Tuition is reviewed and adjusted each year.
  • In addition to tuition, graduate students may also incur fees for administrative services, room and meals, if applicable.

Tuition Rates 2020-2021


25% Tuition
Award Eligible
Per Credit*
Other Licensures/Certification Programs
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Exam Preparation $1,336
Education Administration (K-12) $1,336
ESL/TESOL $1,336
Instructional Technology $1,336
Licensure as a Professional Counselor (LPC) $1,336
Reading Specialist Certificate $1,336
School Counseling $1,336
School Supervision $1,336
Autism Endorsement $1,336
Online Teaching Endorsement (online) $1,336                                       
MAT Programs
Early Childhood Education (PreK-4) $1,336 $1,002
Secondary Education (7-12) $1,336   $868**
M.S. Programs
Higher Education Administration $991
M.S.Ed. Programs
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) $1,336 $1,002
Child Psychology $1,336
Clinical Mental Health Counseling $1,336 $1,002
Critical Studies in Education Practice and Policy $1,336 $1,002
Early Childhood Education (PreK-4) $1,336 $1,002
Education Administration (K-12) $1,336 $1,002
English as a Second Language $1,336 $1,002
Instructional Technology (online) $1,336 $1,002
Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling $1,336 $1,002
Reading & Literacy Education $1,336 $1,002
School Counseling $1,336 $1,002
School Counseling for Certified Teachers $1,336 $1,002
School Supervision $1,336 $1,002
Secondary Education (7-12) $1,336   $868**
Special Education - Cognitive, Behavior, Physical/Health Disabilities (PreK-8, 7-12) $1,336 $1,002
Instructional Technology and Leadership $1,336
Educational Leadership $1,336
Counselor Education & Supervision $1,336
School Psychology $1,336
Special Education $1,336 $1,002
School Psychology $1,336

*25% Tuition Award

Duquesne University is offering a 25% tuition award for select graduate degrees.

If you are interested, you must apply and be accepted to one of the eligible programs. Please visit the website of the eligible program for specific application information.

If you are accepted, enroll and meet the eligibility requirements for the Summer 2020, Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 semesters, the 25% award will be applied to your student account.

Questions? Please contact Todd Eicker, Director of Graduate Admissions at 412.396.6219 or or the Office of Financial Aid at 412.396.6607.

Student Eligibility

This tuition award will be offered for a limited time and is restricted to NEW graduate students only. In order to qualify for this program, students must:

  1. Apply and be accepted to one of the eligible academic programs and
  2. Must enroll for at least six credits. Students who enroll for fewer than six credits in any given semester will not be eligible for this program. Summer semester enrollment is not required, however, discounts will apply if students decide to enroll for six or more credits.

Some exclusions may apply; students who already receive tuition remission or any other form of a University scholarship or tuition break are not eligible for this program.

Eligible Academic Programs

School of Education

Lay Teacher 60% Tuition Award

Current full-time lay teachers of pre-K through high school or school administrators in a Roman Catholic school in the Pittsburgh, Greensburg, or Altoona-Johnstown Dioceses pursuing a non-doctoral degree or certificate in the School of Education may be eligible to receive a 60% discount on School of Education tuition.