ECYD-Related Schools at the Fall 2019 Graduate & Professional School Fair!

Kalea Obermeyer
ECYD-Related Schools at the Fall 2019 Graduate & Professional School Fair!

Are you a third or fourth year student? Are you thinking about applying to graduate school? Then don’t forget to attend the Graduate & Professional School Fair Sep.25 from 12-3pm on the third floor of Newcomb Hall! 

Researching all of those graduate schools and coming up with questions can take up a lot of time- luckily, we’ve compiled a list of relevant ECYD schools for you! All of these descriptions can also be found on Handshake:


Bard Graduate Center

For 25 years, Bard Graduate Center has been training the next generation of curators, researchers, and museum professionals. Our MA & PhD in Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture offers a broad exploration of history through its material traces, drawing on the fields of art history, anthropology, archaeology, cultural history, and philosophy. Students come from a range of majors, including art history and anthropology, but also religious studies, gender and women’s studies, sociology, and classics. BGC alumni work in museums and collections all over the world, and many of our graduates go on to highly competitive doctoral programs. Scholarships and fellowships are available for MA students.

Brooklyn College

Brooklyn College provides a transformative, distinctive, and affordable education to students from all backgrounds. We are proud of our history of intellectual freedom and academic excellence, as well as our location in a borough known for innovation, culture, and the arts. We have a special commitment to educate immigrants and first-generation college students from the diverse communities that make up our city and state. Our striving spirit reflects our motto: "Nothing without great effort." Through outstanding research and academic programs in the arts, business, education, humanities, and sciences, we graduate well-rounded individuals who think critically and creatively to solve problems.

Case Western Reserve University 

Our 200-plus courses, seven areas of concentration, 10 dual-degree and certificate programs (including teaching and education), and unique opportunities to participate in clinics, semester-long externships at home and abroad, and semester-long study abroad give our graduates the skills, judgment, experience and confidence to practice 21st century law and to deal with the challenges of an ever-changing world.

Drexel University

Drexel University’s School of Education provides comprehensive graduate-level education with a focus on application through research and practical experience. We offer a wide range of programs to fit your interests and schedule, while connecting you to state-of-the-art facilities, resources, career services, a network, and a campus. Whether you're right out of college, a working professional, or changing or advancing your career, Drexel's graduate programs can help position you for success.

Duquesne University

One of the nation's top Catholic universities, Duquesne University provides a well-rounded education that will challenge you academically while nourishing your spiritual and ethical development. Founded more than 130 years ago by the Congregation of the Holy Spirit, Duquesne University is the only Spiritan institution of higher education in the United States. Offering over 90 Master's, Doctorates and Certificates in Education

Elon University Graduate Admissions

Located in central North Carolina, Elon University offers a Master of Education. Elon's graduate programs are academically rigorous, but also affordable. The university’s student-centered approach, nationally recognized academics, global engagement, and outstanding faculty provide excellent career preparation for more than 700 graduate and professional students. For more information and to apply, visit Elon Graduate Admissions online at

George Mason University- School of Education and Human Development 

The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) inspires undergraduate and graduate students to promote learning and development across the life span. Innovative, inclusive, and cutting-edge, the college and its two schools prepare professionals who improve lives and make a difference for our community and for the world. The college is a nationally recognized leader in educator preparation, special education, counseling, and school leadership, and is home to 11 centers engaged in groundbreaking research.

James Madison University 

JMU is a diverse, rapidly growing university consisting of pre-professional, professional and research-intensive programs spread across six colleges including education. Located in the center of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, James Madison University is a public university offering degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s, educational specialist and doctoral levels. The total enrollment exceeds 20,000 with over 1,800 graduate students.

Johns Hopkins University School of Education

As a recognized leader in education, Johns Hopkins School of Education (SOE) offers an unparalleled learning experience. Our graduate programs include two doctoral programs, 12 master’s degrees and 13 certificate programs in five key areas of emphasis: Doctor of Education* Doctor of Philosophy in Education Teaching and Learning* Teach For America, TNTP* and Urban Teachers Program Collaborations Gifted Education* Special Education* Digital Age Learning/Education Technology* Administration, Supervision, and Leadership* Counseling and Human Development *

New York University-Steinhardt Office of Graduate Admissions

Our one-of-a-kind integration of education, communication, health, and the arts puts us at the heart of education for social change. Whether you’re researching for future undergraduate study, embarking on your doctorate, or anywhere in between, we have a program that will help you make an impact.

Old Dominion University 

Fueled by the advanced education, and real-world experience, gained at Old Dominion University, Monarchs world-wide are creating solutions, establishing businesses, righting social wrongs, and creating a future for themselves and the global community. Here, the dominion of possibility is yours to define.

Peace Corps 

The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated changemakers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation. The Peace Corps two-year program is often called life-defining by the more than 220,000 Americans who have served. Get the chance to fully integrate into a host country community, where you will live and work on projects ranging from education to business development.

Salus University 

Salus University offers graduate programs in Optometry, Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant, Speech Language Pathology, and Blindness Low Vision.

Shenandoah University 

Shenandoah University educates and inspires individuals to be critical, reflective thinkers; lifelong learners; and ethical, compassionate citizens who are committed to making responsible contributions within a community, a nation and the world. The University’s main campus is located in Winchester, VA. In addition there are Northern Virginia campuses in Leesburg and Fairfax, VA SU is home to 3800 undergraduate and graduate students. Graduate studies include programs in the following schools: College of Arts and Sciences, Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy, Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing, Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business, School of Education, School of Health Professions, Shenandoah Conservatory.

St. John’s College Graduate Institute 

A genuine liberal education begins with a shared understanding of the ideas and questions that help define our intellectual heritage. At St. John's, students of many ages and backgrounds cultivate the liberal arts through direct engagement with the books in which the greatest minds of civilization have expressed themselves. Discussion-based, evening classes leading to a Master of Arts in Liberal Arts.

The New England Center for Children 

The New England Center for Children is a leading autism center and research institute committed to our mission: To transform the lives of children with autism worldwide through education, research, and technology. We help children with autism acquire the skills they need to maximize their independence. The organization provides a comprehensive structure to help children with autism at every stage: home-based, day, and residential programs, partner classrooms in public school systems, consulting services, ACE ®ABA software, and ongoing research on educational best practices.

University of Delaware- Behavioral Health & Nutrition

Programs in the Department of Behavioral Health & Nutrition at University of Delaware focus on the psychosocial aspects of health, wellness, illness, and aging. With increasing understanding of the myriad benefits of a healthy lifestyle, coupled with nationwide attention on health problems such as obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and osteoarthritis, there is an abundance of opportunity and challenge for newly educated professionals in the fields of health behavior science, health promotion, health and physical education, and nutrition and dietetics.

University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education is one of the nation’s premier education schools. At Penn GSE, students and faculty enjoy an Ivy League environment that supports both practical knowledge building and high-quality research. Our alumni are recognized as some of the world’s most influential education leaders, and our distinguished professors are pioneers in their fields.

University of Pittsburgh-School of Education 

The University of Pittsburgh was founded in 1787 and is one of the oldest public institutions of higher education in the nation. For over 100 years, the University of Pittsburgh School of Education (SOE) has been dedicated to preparing students for life-changing careers as teachers, researchers, public policy experts, administrators or health educators. Ranked 34th by U.S. News and World Report among graduate schools of education, the SOE consists of five academic departments: Administrative and Policy Studies; Health and Physical Activity; Instruction and Learning; Learning Sciences and Policy; and Psychology in Education. Through these departments, the school awards over 50 graduate degrees and offers 12 certificate programs.

VCU Office of Admissions, Graduate and Professional Programs Recruitment 

VCU’s School of Education offers several degree options, including an M.Ed. in Adult Learning, M.Ed. in Counselor Education, M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction, an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership, M.Ed. in Reading, and M.Ed. in Special Education.  Two of their programs, the Master of Teaching and Master of Education in special education, may also be pursued as part of the RTR program, an innovative graduate teacher residency that pairs residents with an experienced mentor for our most challenged schools.