Graduate Teaching Certification Programs

Jan. 20 Term Start
Academic Advisor

Sister Margaret Anne Dougherty, RSM, Ph.D.
Coordinator, Graduate Programs in Education



Admissions Staff

Kelly Burr, M.Ed
Coordinator of Graduate Admissions & Student Services
School of Graduate and Adult Education

   540 Upland Avenue
   Reading, PA 19611
   Phone: 610-796-8296
   Fax: 610-796-8367

Cynthia Mensch
Director, Alvernia University
Schuylkill Center

   1544 Route 61 Hwy S. Suite 6190
   Pottsville, PA 17901

Dana Baker
Director of Philadelphia Center
School of Graduate and Adult Education

   1355 West Cheltenham Avenue
   Melrose Park, PA 19027

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Five Options to Boost Your Skills.

In addition to a range of concentrations, Alvernia University offers five graduate teaching certificate options for those interested in enhancing their skills in a specific area. Plus, if you decide to earn your master’s degree, you’ll already have some of the major course work completed and may be able to apply the credits from the certificate program to your graduate degree.

Start by choosing a graduate certification from one of the university's six graduate certification programs. The school offers the following certifications:

You can also get your Master of Education degree with some of the above certification programs. Read more about these programs in the dual option area.

Ready to take the next step? View the curriculum and courses required for each certification program above, learn more about our admission process, or request more information. 

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Student Profile
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Steph Snavely, M.Ed. ’10

“The M.Ed. program at Alvernia University has provided an academically challenging experience which is relevant to my career as a teacher.”

Michelle Salloum, Special Education Certification ’08

“Alvernia University strives to integrate a variety of different teaching methods to ensure success.”