Susan O'Rourke, EdD, Special Education Program Director

From its TEACH scholarship to our partnership with the Campus School, Carlow's education programs are uniquely equipped to create the educators of tomorrow.

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Create Change in the Classroom with an Education Degree

Become an educator equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to achieve success. Here at Carlow University, you will become a more conscientious and experienced professional with a bachelor's or master's degree in education. Rest assured that you will receive a top-notch education that will carry to your own classroom: Carlow is the only private school in the region to earn the T.E.A.C.H Scholarship School distinction.*

As an education degree-seeking student at Carlow, you will have multiple opportunities to gain teaching experience. Carlow is proud to share its campus with the Campus School of Carlow University, which serves students grades PreK through 8th. You can complete your practicum steps from your residence hall.

Find and fulfill your mission at Carlow with one of our many education degrees. If you're ready to take the next step in your career, apply online today.

* T.E.A.C.H. (Teacher Education And Compensation Helps) Early Childhood® PENNSYLVANIA is an umbrella for several different scholarship programs to help child care professionals complete course work toward a degree or credential in early childhood education and increase their compensation. T.E.A.C.H. is administered by the Pennsylvania Child Care Association (PACCA) in Pennsylvania. For more information on eligibility criteria, scholarship types and supports or to download an application, visit PACCA's website. T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® PENNSYLVANIA is a licensed program of Child Care Services Association. 

Careers in Education

Graduates of Carlow's education programs are employed at some of the region's finest educational institutions (including Carlow). They don't just teach, either -- our grads include team leaders and high-level administrators:
  • Pittsburgh Public Schools 
  • Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
  • Sewickley Heights History Center
  • YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Head Start
  • The Children's Center of Pittsburgh

Amy Palatucci, Scottsdale Unified School District
Amy Palatucci, BA in Special Education -- Assistant Principal at Scottsdale Unified School District

a photo of Ashley Blair, early childhood education graduate
Ashley Blair, BA in Early Childhood Education -- Teacher at Propel in Hazelwood

Current Students