Master of Education: Alternative Education
The Master of Education Alternative Education Program is fully accredited through the Council for Accreditation of Education Programs (CAEP; formerly NCATE). Lock Haven University is accredited by the Middle States Association.
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Alignment
Admissions and Application Process
To complete the admissions procedure, students must submit;
- An online application
- Three letters of recommendation
- A writing sample
- Official college transcripts
- A copy of PA teaching certification (Optional)
Lock Haven University Graduates do not have to request transcripts; the Office of Graduate Admissions will do this for you.Writing Sample
Review a pertinent scholarly journal article or report published in a recent professional journal. Include the problem or issue, the author's viewpoint and supporting ideas. Also include your professional opinion in the final paragraphs of the essay. Your essay should not exceed 300 words. (You must submit a copy of the full text of the article along with your essay.)
Writing samples, letters of recommendation, statements of interest in principal certification and teaching certificate may be sent via email to gradadmissions@LHUP.edu or faxed to 570-484-2201.
The mailing address is:
Lock Haven University
Office of Admissions ATTN: Graduate
401 N Fairview St.
Lock Haven PA 17745
Students may transfer up to nine credits of graduate work from an accredited institution toward the Elective Requirements of the Master of Education program. All transfer credits must be approved in writing by the Program Coordinator. Transfer Credit Approval forms are available on the Registrar's website.