Study Formats

Full-Time Study

Our full-time programs offer students the opportunity to fully engage in their studies. All of our programs offer a full-time study option; please click here for a complete list of programs.

Part-Time Study

Many of our programs offer students the flexibility of a part-time study schedule, which allows students to work, intern, volunteer, or pursue other activities while studying.

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Master’s Programs

Ed.D. Programs

Certificate Programs


Executive Education

We offer a unique collection of executive-style degree programs designed for the working professional. These career-focused programs feature intensive weekend class sessions coupled with independent assignments that are relevant to students’ work. Read more about Executive Education at Penn GSE.

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Master’s Programs

Ed.D. Programs

Undergraduate Study

Penn undergraduate students may pursue a minor in Urban Education at GSE with three options for area of focus. Read more about the Urban Education Minor.


Undergraduate students at the University of Pennsylvania are eligible to apply for an accelerated program of master’s degree study by seeking admission to GSE as submatriculants. Read more about submatriculation.

General Admission

General admission status is available to students who wish to enroll in education courses for personal or professional development without applying to a degree program. Read more about general admission.


Online courses at Penn GSE combine synchronous and asynchronous online learning methods.

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