August 23, 2016
Tagged: Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, Adelphi University, Strategic Plan

Adelphi Named a Top-20 School for Education Master’s Degrees

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by Bonnie Eissner
2016 Degree Ranking -

2016 Degree Ranking – has just released its Best Colleges for Master’s in Education rankings, and Adelphi University came in at 13 on the list—out of 352 qualifying schools. Adelphi topped the list among schools in New York and outranked a number of highly competitive colleges. The ranking is based on a number of factors, including relative program size, graduation rates, affordability and online education options.

In the words of, Adelphi’s Ruth S. Ammon School of Education provides “meaningful contributions to educators’ portfolios every year, with a focus on experiential learning and strong emphasis on inclusion.” describes Adelphi professors as “committed to improving teacher practice” and notes that “Adelphi degrees equip veteran teachers with the research and scholarly skills they need to build their practice.”

Jane Ashdown, Ph.D., dean of the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, commented on the accolade, noting that Adelphi stands apart for its “rich clinical experiences in diverse classroom settings and through strong partnerships with K-12 schools.” She added, “We have faculty with deep content expertise and knowledge of classrooms to really mentor our education students.”
See the ranking.

About Adelphi: A modern metropolitan university with a personalized approach to higher learning.

Adelphi University is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university offering exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training with particular strength in its Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Adelphi is dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support student success.

Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.

More than 100,000 Adelphi graduates have gained the skills to thrive professionally as active, caring citizens, making their mark on the University, their communities and the world.

Tagged: Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, Adelphi University, Strategic Plan