Fordham University Graduate School of Education Online Programs

Located in the heart of New York City, Fordham University Graduate School of Education (GSE) is ranked in the top 10 percent of education schools and is known for preparing educators to promote success for all learners.1 Our online graduate programs are grounded in the University’s Jesuit tradition, fostering academic excellence, compassion, and holistic understanding of the individual.

Our Graduate Programs

Master of Science in Teaching

The online Master of Science in Teaching (M.S.T.) program offers versatile program tracks for aspiring teachers of children ranging from birth through grade 6. By focusing on the emotional and academic growth of the whole child, our program blends theory and practice to prepare educators who can address the challenges of 21st-century learners. There are four M.S.T. program tracks, so you can choose the path that best meets your career goals:

  • M.S.T. in Early Childhood Special Education
  • M.S.T. in Childhood Education
  • M.S.T. in Childhood Special Education
  • M.S.T. in Early Childhood and Childhood Education

Learn about the Online M.S.T. Program

Doctor of Education

The online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy prepares social-justice-minded educators for transformative leadership roles in K–12 schools, districts, and communities. Students in the Ed.D. program gain the leadership skills needed to design solutions that benefit the education outcomes of children from many backgrounds—specifically those in marginalized or underserved communities.

Learn about the Online Ed.D. Program


Online Learning at Fordham

With live online classes, research-based coursework, and access to Fordham’s renowned teaching faculty, our online programs prepare you to make a difference in the classroom.

See What It’s Like to Learn Online


Application Deadlines

Our M.S.T. program starts two times throughout the year in January and August.
To begin classes in January 2022, submit your application by the November 9, 2021 final application deadline.

Our Ed.D. program starts in August each year.
To begin classes in August 2022, submit your application by the May 15, 2022 final application deadline.

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1 Best Education Schools, U.S. News and World Report. (Accessed 2021). Return to footnote reference