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Gannon’s undergraduate education programs are approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and they have also received special designation as a promising model/innovative practice in five areas: candidate competencies, key academic standards and assessment anchors, faculty activities and collaboration, field experiences and student teaching and new teacher support.
We help students build their resumes starting with freshman
year. The success of our efforts is verified by our high job
placement rate in today's competitive market and top scores on the
professional exams. Of our graduating seniors in the 2016-2017
academic year, 88% overall were immediately employed in their major
field of study with 100% employment in Early Childhood and
As an undergraduate learner in the School of Education, you will have many hands-on learning opportunities:
The School of Education offers:
The mission of the Graduate Department in the School of Education at Gannon University is to provide professional educators a practitioner-oriented instructional program that is steeped in academic excellence, visionary leadership, ethical practices and collegiality. Our graduate programs are all taught by real-world teachers, principals, curriculum supervisors and superintendents. This allows our graduate learners the opportunity to learn the skills they will need to be successful in their careers.
Graduates of our programs are employed by school districts across the region, and are highly regarded by employers as competent and well-prepared for the positions they hold.
As a graduate learner in the School of Education, you will:
Early Childhood Education and Early InterventionAssociate of Science
Early Childhood Education PreK-4Bachelor of Science, Associate of Science
Early Childhood Education PreK-4 and Special Education PreK-8Bachelor of Science
Middle Level Education 4-8Bachelor of Science
Middle Level Education 4-8 and Special Education PreK-8Bachelor of Science
Secondary Education and 7-12Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
Special EducationBachelor of Science
Curriculum and InstructionMaster of Education
English as a Second Language Program SpecialistGraduate Certificate
Principal PreK-12Graduate Certificate
Reading and Reading SpecialistMaster of Education in Reading / Graduate Certificate
Reading SpecialistGraduate Certificate
Secondary Teaching CertificationGraduate Certificate
Superintendent Letter of EligibilityGraduate Certificate
Supervisor of CurriculumGraduate Certificate