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Widener University

Center for Education

Chester, PA

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Widener University

Overview

Widener University / Center for Education is located in Chester, PA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Reading and language arts
Master of Education (M Ed) Technology education
Master of Education (M Ed) English and language arts
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Higher education leadership
Master of Education (M Ed) Human sexuality
Master of Education (M Ed) Counseling in higher education
Master of Education (M Ed) Reading education
Master of Education (M Ed) Science education
Master of Education (M Ed) Social studies education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Human sexuality
Master of Education (M Ed) Middle school education
Master of Education (M Ed) Educational leadership
Master of Education (M Ed) Principalship
Doctor of Education (Ed D) School administration
Master of Education (M Ed) Home and school visitor
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education
Master of Education (M Ed) Early childhood education
Master of Education (M Ed) Elementary education
Master of Education (M Ed) Mathematics education
Master of Education (M Ed) Adult education
Master of Education (M Ed) Counselor education
Master of Education (M Ed) Health education
Master of Education (M Ed) Educational psychology
Master of Education (M Ed) Educational foundations

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 45
Doctoral Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

140
Applied
53
Accepted
26
Enrolled
38%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
300
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.5
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.0 (undergraduate), 3.5 (graduate)

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

375
Total Graduate Students
65%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
34%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.87%
Black or African American 15.47%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.27%
Asian 0.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.2%
Unknown 4.53%

Gender

Male (22%)
Female (77%)

Faculty

71
Total faculty
Full-time - 34
Part-time - 37
Male (35)
Female (36)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Reading and cognition, adult education, technology education, educational leadership, special education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One University Place
Chester, PA  19013-5792
United States
Contact Dr. Shawn Fitzgerald
Dean
Email: smfitzgerald@widener.edu
Phone: 610-499-4294
Fax: 610-499-4623