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Education is a Program of Distinction at Kutztown University.

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Programs of Distinction


Kutztown University's College of Education programs are nationally recognized and accredited by NCATE (now CAEP - Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation).

In the most recent review, Secondary Education: English, Secondary Education: Mathematics, Secondary Education: Modern Languages, Secondary Education: Science, Secondary Education: Social Studies, and Special Education received national recognition at the initial preparation (undergraduate) level.

Library Science and Reading were nationally recognized at the advanced (graduate) level. 

Art Education and Music Education received national recognition through accreditation with NASAD and NASM.

Graduate programs in counseling are accredited by CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs).

One of the nationally recognized undergraduate programs, Special Education: Vision Impairment (VI) is the only undergraduate program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the largest of six undergraduate VI programs in the United States.

The university has a program in English as a Second Language (ESL) certification to address the needs of English learners in a comprehensive curriculum; this program is for certificate holders in all pre-kindergarten through grade 12 programs.

The first cohort in Ed.D in Transformational Teaching and Learning began their program in fall 2017.

Find out more about KU's Programs of Distinction.