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Master of Education

Our graduate students apply their new skills and knowledge in their schools and classrooms right away!

Put your passion for education to practice with York College’s Master of Education program.  With four specialization options (Educational Leadership, Educational Technology, Diversity and Student Resilience, and Reading), our program will help you employ cutting edge tools and approaches while advancing in your career. 


  • Our blended approach will assist you in balancing the demands of your busy professional life by including campus-based and distance-enabled instruction in every class.
  • Our programs are fee free!  Most of our students have little or no out-of-pocket expenses.
  • Earn your M.Ed. or complete a certification-only program in as little as 12 credits
  • Our faculty are experienced and dynamic.  You will receive authentic instruction from respected practitioners. 
  • We offer four relevant and compelling specializations — check out more about each one below.

Areas of Speciality

Tailor your continuing education program to advance in your career, maintain your certification, or pursue your interests.
  • Educational Leadership

    Educational Leadership

    Ready to advance to a leadership position in your school or district as a principal, team leader, or department chair? Consider enrolling in our Educational Leadership specialization.

  • Reading


    Would you like to learn how to improve children’s literacy skills and to advance in your career as a literacy expert? Consider enrolling in our Reading specialization.

  • Educational Technology

    Educational Technology

    Ready to expand your capabilities with technology in the classroom? Consider enrolling in our Educational Technology specialization.

  • Diversity and Student Resilience

    Diversity and Student Resilience

    Prepare yourself as an educator to support the full range of needs among your students with York College's Diversity and Student Resilience specialization.

  • Applied Behavioral Analysis

    Applied Behavioral Analysis

    This evidence-based therapeutic approach will allow you to assess and shift human behavior to help individuals develop and maintain their health, productivity, and ultimately enhance their contribution to society. 

    Graduates of the M.Ed. with an Applied Behavioral Analysis specialization position themselves to sit for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst® examination and once certified, they will be eligible for state licensure.

  • Learning Design and Innovation

    Learning Design and Innovation

    The online M.Ed. specialization in Learning Design and Innovation is designed to improve your skills as an educator and heighten your earning potential, while keeping the cost of your graduate degree affordable.

    Your studies will include concepts like technology integration, culturally responsive education, and curriculum theory.

Contact Us
Master of Education
Josh DeSantis, D.Ed., Director, Graduate Programs in Behavioral Sciences and Education
Appell Life Sciences Building, Room 356
Phone: 717.815.1939
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.