Quinnipiac University
School of Education

School of Education

Great educators have the ability — and the privilege — to change lives. At Quinnipiac, our mission is prepare candidates for 21st century careers in education by facilitating their personal and intellectual transformation, thereby cultivating a deep sense of agency to affect change within themselves and others toward the goal of a just and equitable society.

A School of Education student plays a dice game with a high school student on the North Haven Campus

Oct

Education Graduate Programs Virtual Info Session

Learn More

By the Numbers

100% Employment Rate

Percentage of our 2018 MAT graduates employed as educators within four months of graduation.

12 Average Class Size

Our small class sizes ensure a student-centered approach, focused on your success.

100% Strong Expertise

All of our full-time faculty have advanced degrees and decades of teaching experience.

Our Reputation

Best Online Programs

U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report ranks the online MS in Instructional Design and MS in Special Education programs among the top online graduate education programs in the country.

2021 rankings include:

  • #1 in Connecticut for online graduate education programs
  • #27 nation-wide for online graduate education programs

Transforming lives — beginning with yours

Our undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs fully immerse you in the art of teaching. You’ll learn how to manage a classroom and communicate effectively, structure engaging lessons and use the latest educational technology. Most importantly, you’ll ensure that students of every learning level and cultural background receive a quality education and have every opportunity to succeed.

Our approach integrates modern teaching theory with a close and supportive community of passionate educators, leaders and lifelong learners. Class sizes are small. Each course is taught by diverse, accomplished faculty with deep educational experience. You'll complete extensive fieldwork, which will give you both practical experience and the benefit of reduced tuition.

Whether you’re an aspiring teacher, an experienced educator looking to specialize or move into an administrative role, or a developer of digital learning materials, we have programs for every career stage. Graduates of our programs are hired quickly and go on to lead rewarding careers.

Student Spotlight

Matti Colavolpe standing in classroom teaching students with others on smartboard in background
Student hopes to be an advocate for English-language learners

July 21, 2021

As a teacher, Matti Colavolpe `22, MAT `23 hopes to be an advocate for all students—especially English-language learners. She opposes when such students are labeled “behind” simply because they aren’t fluent in English.
Read More
A School of Education alumna smiles at the camera, start of video

Teacher Talks

Meghan Banti ’11, MAT ’12, Sixth-Year Diploma ’18, is an instructional coach at City Hill Middle School in Naugatuck, Connecticut. Listen to her tips for what you should look for in a college or university education program.
“I believe strongly in the crucial role of public education and providing every child with a high-quality education taught by caring and innovative teachers.” - Anne Dichele, Dean of the School of Education

Quinnipiac Today

The reflecting pool and skyline of NY at the 9/11 memorial

University community reflects on 9/11 — and the day’s significance

We invited members of the university community to reflect on the significance of the attacks of September 11, 2001 — and the time that followed — on their lives and in their respective industries. Here is what they said:

Read More
Students talk to each other on the Quad.

Quinnipiac ranked No. 1 in nation for job placement after graduation for third year in a row

For the third consecutive year, Quinnipiac has been named the top university in the United States for successful career placement following graduation by Zippia.com.

Read More
Vaccines

Experts to lead community discussion on COVID-19 vaccines

A diverse group of experts will take part in a question-and-answer session and panel discussion, “COVID-19 Vaccines: Empowering Our Communities and Informing Your Decisions V,” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 2.

Read More
Students take a selfie at Welcome Weekend.

Class of 2025 celebrates start of in-person Welcome Weekend

Cheers and cowbells provided a resounding soundtrack for Welcome Weekend at Quinnipiac on Friday for the Class of 2025. As students gathered on the Quad to celebrate their introduction to Bobcat Nation, they were met by new friends and hundreds of faculty and staff.

Read More
Matti Colavolpe standing in classroom teaching students with others on smartboard in background

Student hopes to be an advocate for English-language learners

As a teacher, Matti Colavolpe `22, MAT `23 hopes to be an advocate for all students—especially English-language learners. She opposes when such students are labeled “behind” simply because they aren’t fluent in English.

Read More

Join the Conversation on Social Media

 

Contact the School of Education

We’re always here to help provide additional information and answer any questions you may have.

Keep up to date with the latest information about the School of Education.

Quinnipiac Today Events Calendar