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Master of Education

  • M.Ed in Education Information Session

    April 22, 2015
    5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

    M.Ed in Education Information Session at Indiana, Davis 121

    Learn more about IUP’s MEd in Education program from program coordinator Dr. Crystal Machado. Discussion topics include curriculum, program format, outcomes, admission, and more.

    To register, visit Register for an Information Session, e-mail , or call 412-824-1999.

  • This 36-credit, team-taught program is structured to address the educational needs of PreK-12 teachers, as well as other professionals who are teaching at places like Head Start, alternative and charter schools, or community colleges (in the US and abroad). 

    The program’s curriculum is designed to prepare educators to be research oriented and to be more effective and innovative in classrooms, schools, and communities.


    Students may choose the:

    •  Traditional cohort approach: This will allow you to build and maintain a supportive professional and academic network by moving through the sequence of courses as a group. You will take one six-credit course per semester for a total of six semesters and complete your program in two years.
    • Flexible option: This will allow you to tailor the program to your needs. You can complete the program in year by taking two courses a semester (one in Indiana and the other in Monroeville), or you can take each of the six courses, either at Indiana or Monroeville, in a sequence of your choice over a period of five years. 

    Courses offered during the fall and spring semesters meet on Mondays or Wednesdays from 5:15 to 8:45 p.m. Summer classes meet two nights per week during a five-week period.

    Students who successfully complete the MEd program may apply for IUP’s Principal Certification Program, which is offered at IUP’s main campus in Indiana, Pa. They may also apply for admission to IUP’s doctoral program in  Administration and Leadership Studies (DEd) or Curriculum and Instruction (DEd).


    Applications are being accepted for fall 2015 (Indiana) and fall 2016 (Monroeville) admission consideration. Submit the following items to IUP’s School of Graduate Studies and Research:

    • Application: Apply online.
    • Nonrefundable $50 application fee (submitted upon completion of the online application).
    • Official Transcripts from every college or university attended, including institutions from which a degree was not earned.
    • Goal Statement
    • Two letters of recommendation. Submit letters via e-mail to E-mailed letters must come directly from the recommender. Letters may also be submitted via U.S. postal mail. They must be on company letterhead and signed by the recommender. Please ask recommenders to include your full name (first name, middle initial, and last name) and the program to which you are applying.

    Completed applications are sent from the School of Graduate Studies and Research to IUP’s Department of Professional Studies in Education for review.

    More information

    Request information online, or contact the program coordinator:

    Dr. Crystal Machado (
    Department of Professional Studies in Education