Graduate Education Programs: Robert Morris University Graduate Education Programs | Robert Morris University



Robert Morris University offers graduate-level programs for individuals looking to augment their current skillset and become more valuable in today's ever-changing educational landscape. Designed with convenience and flexibility in mind, these programs are perfect for busy person with the drive to improve themselves and advance their careers.

  • Special Education
    RMU's Special Education (MEd) program gives certified teachers the skills to meet the needs of students with disabilities in multiple settings. This one-year program's practicum is designed to engage students in 90 hours of field-based, directed study experiences under the supervision of a mentor.
  • Reading Specialist Certification Program
    RMU's Reading Specialist Certification program provides a comprehensive background in literacy as approved by the PA Department of Education. Our faculty will mentor you as you gain expertise and work with ELL and/or special needs students under the direct supervision of an RMU instructor.
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders Endorsement Program
    RMU's Autism Spectrum Disorders Endorsement program provides certified teachers with an endorsement in Autism granted by the PA Dept. of Education. Participants engage in innovative programs, and learn valuable skills meeting needs of students with autism spectrum disorders.
  • Teaching Online
    Certificate Program

    RMU's Teaching Online Certificate is targeted for teachers who want to learn how to develop, teach, and assess students in the online environment.  Students who complete the program can receive an Endorsement in Online Instruction from the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
  • Instructional Leadership
    If you are interested in becoming a teacher leader, department chair, or curriculum coordinator, then the Instructional Leadership master's degree is for you. RMU also offers Post-Baccalaureate Programs which can be combined with this degree.


  • Business Education
    RMU's Business Education degree program is designed for those engaged in teaching business concepts and studies in public, private and corporate educational institutions as well assists individuals desiring initial or additional secondary teaching certification in business, computer, and information technology.

  • Principal Certification Program
    The Principal Certification Program is for educators with at least two years of teaching experience and wish to pursue opportunities in school administrative positions.  It engages them in coursework and internships, and assesses the performance of their leadership skills.
  • English as a Second Language
    This fully online program prepares teachers to work with English language learners, and to gain the ESL Program Specialist certificate awarded by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
  • Higher Education
    For anyone who wants to move up the ranks at a college or university, this fully online master's degree focuses on college and university administration. 


Contact Us

For more information on any of our graduate programs, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at 1-800-762-0097 or email