Consistently ranked as one of the top education schools by US News and World Report‘s “America’s Best Graduate Schools,” the School of Education at the University of Delaware is a vibrant learning community that prepares graduate students for careers devoted to the solution of today’s most pressing educational problems. The School’s expert faculty bring their knowledge of the latest research to their graduate students who are rising professionals already in the field, future practitioners, and even tomorrow’s educational researchers.
Master’s and Specialist Programs
Online Master’s Programs
4+1 Tracks (Bachelor’s and Master’s in 5 years)
Additional Programs in Education or Human Development
The Ph.D. in Education and Social Policy, an interdisciplinary doctoral program offered through the UD Graduate College, prepares students to address complex education and social policy questions. This program grounds students in an understanding of how education, social and public policy systems work.
Human Development and Family Sciences (HDFS), another department in the College of Education and Human Development, offers Master’s and Ph.D. programs for students interested in positions as researchers, professors, or leaders in early childhood, human development, family studies, disability services, human services and related fields.
Courses of Study
The University of Delaware offers Courses of Study to certified teachers seeking additional certification or certified teachers who already have master’s degrees. These courses of study designed for those seeking intensive professional development and may lead to a “plus 15” salary increment for those who qualify.
How to Apply
Applications for all graduate programs at the University of Delaware are done online through the University of Delaware’s Graduate College. To apply to the Ph.D. in Education program, complete the steps of the UD online graduate application process. For information about graduate tuition, visit CEHD’s graduate tuition page.