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Gannon University Degrees in Cranberry Township

Gannon is a Catholic, Diocesan, student-centered University which provides for the holistic development of undergraduate and graduate students in the Judeo-Christian tradition. As such, it offers each student outstanding teaching and a value-centered education, in both liberal arts and professional specializations, in order to prepare students for leadership roles in their careers, society, and church. The University faculty and staff are committed to excellence and continuous improvement in teaching, learning, scholarship, research and service. The University's environment is to be one of inclusiveness and cultural diversity.

Programs

Certificate Programs

  • Pricipal Letter of Eligibility Certificate Program
  • Superintendent's Letter of Eligibility Certificate Program

Master Programs

  • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction (online only)

Doctorate Program

  • Ph.D. in Organizational Learning and Leadership

For more information about each program, please see the descriptions below.

Superintendent – Letter of Eligibility

Gannon’s program prepares superintendents as strategic system leaders and is designed around the conceptual framework of “The Superintendent as Strategic System Leader.”

Program information available at: www.gannon.edu/PROGRAMS/GRAD/superintendent.asp

For further information contact:

Dr. Kathleen Kingston: 814-871-5626 or kingston002@gannon.edu

NBPTS Accreditation -National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

Gannon University hosts one of four Pennsylvania Centers for Teaching Excellence, each of which supports teachers and counselors who are pursuing National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification.

Program information available at: www.gannon.edu/departmental/education/nbpts.asp

For further information contact:

Mrs. Linda Cook:  814-871-5358 or cook027@gannon.edu

ADVANCED CERTIFICATIONS

Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction

Gannon prepares Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction supervisor candidates to as district wide specialists who work across the total grade organization

Program information available at:

www.gannon.edu/programs/grad/supervisorycurrinstruct.asp

www.gannon.edu/programs/grad/respecialist.asp

www.gannon.edu/programs/grad/specialeducationpathway.asp

For further information contact:

Dr. Kathleen Kingston: 814-871-5626 or kingston002@gannon.edu

Ph.D. in Organizational Learning and Leadership

The Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Learning and Leadership utilizes an interdisciplinary model that incorporates theory and research devoted to social organizations and the dynamics of leadership. The program prepares practitioners to recognize issues, structures, and processes in social organizations, examine and assess leadership and interpersonal dynamics, conduct qualitative and quantitative research, and identify innovative responses to issues and opportunities in a wide range of organizational settings.

Program information available at: www.gannon.edu/PROGRAMS/GRAD/droll.asp

For further information contact:

Dr. David Barker:  814-871-7700 or barker002@gannon.edu

M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction

Gannon’s M.Ed. Cohort program leads to a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction.  The program sets expectations for graduate students to be grounded in theory but also to have the ability to relate theory to classroom instructional applications.  Gannon’s M.Ed. Cohort faculty is comprised of University professors, superintendents, principals, school psychologists, curriculum supervisors and technology directors.  The faculty provides a pragmatic link between theoretical applications and present day instructional practices.

Program information available at:  https://www.gannon.edu/Academic-Offerings/Humanities-Education-and-Social-Sciences/Graduate/Curriculum-and-Instruction/

For further information contact:

Be sure to specify that you are intersted in taking this program in Cranberry Township at the RLA:

Phone: 814-871-7474 Toll Free: 1-800-426-6668

Email: graduate@gannon.edu

 

Financial Aid

http://www.gannon.edu/financialaid

Contact Information

General Graduate Information
graduate@gannon.edu
Gannon - Nash Library


M.Ed. and Act 48 courses
Tel: 814-871-7533
grandine002@gannon.edu

Principal, Superintendent, and Educational Certification Programs
Dr. Kathy Kingston
Tel: 814-871-5626
kingston002@gannon.edu 

Ph.D. in Organizational Learning and Leadership
Dr. David Barker
Tel: 814-871-7700
barker002@gannon.edu