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You Are Clarion University

Choosing the right graduate school is a critical step in securing a next-level career. Clarion Graduate Programs attract a talented and diverse student population who are looking to expand their talents well beyond their first job. We offer a variety of programs at the graduate and professional levels, most ranking among the top valued graduate programs in the country!

programs of study

on campus masters programs


Business Administration (MBA)

Speech Language Pathology (MS)

Rehabilitative Sciences (MS)

Special Education (MS)

  • Advanced Study
  • Reading Specialist (Intervention Specialist)

online masters programs


Mass Media Arts and Journalism (MS)

Library Science (MSLS)

  • School Library Media
  • Juris Doctor
  • Applied History

Nursing (MSN)

  • Family Nurse Practitioner

Rehabilitative Sciences (MS)

Business Administration –Part Time (MBA)

Education (MED)

  • Curriculum & Instruction
  • Early Childhood
  • Mathematics
  • Reading Specialist
  • Science Education
  • Technology

online certification programs


Early Childhood

Reading Specialist

PA Library Science K-12

online certificate programs


Advanced Studies in Library Science

Post Master's Family Nurse Practitioner

Public Relations

Professional programs


Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

accreditations & Memberships

Attracting faculty of the greatest caliber to lead programs that earn the highest levels of accreditation has long been a hallmark of Clarion University.

Fully Accredited by:

  • AACSB International -- The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • American Library Association
  • Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Council of Academic Accreditation Audiology and Speech Language Pathology
  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Prestigious Members of:

  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities
  • Educational Associate of Institute of International Education
  • Northeast Association of Graduate Schools

We also assist with

CU on the Road - Graduate College Fair Events

  • St Francis University - September 25
  • Slippery Rock University - September 25
  • Gannon University - October 7
  • Grove City College - October 8
  • University of Mount Union - October 8
  • Walsh University - October 9
  • University of Pitt Greensburg - October 9

Contact Us

Graduate Programs
131 Harvey Hall
Clarion University of PA
840 Wood Street
Clarion, PA 16214

Phone: (814) 393-2337
Toll Free: (800) 672-7171 option 6
Fax: (814) 393-2722
gradstudies@clarion.edu

Last Updated 10/16/14