Gratz College

About Gratz College/RTC
Online Program for K-12 Teachers

Gratz College, located in the Philadelphia suburb of Melrose Park, was founded in 1895 and offers graduate degrees to meet the needs of working professionals.

Gratz College has partnered with Regional Training Center (RTC) since 1992 to offer graduate professional development coursework and the Master of Arts in Education (MAED) degree to certified K-12 teachers on-campus and throughout Pennsylvania and Maryland at off-campus sites.

Gratz College and Regional Training Center also offer teacher education courses online. Gratz/RTC online courses are degree applicable and may be utilized by teachers towards their MAED degree, for Pennsylvania Act 48, Maryland APC certification and/or for advancement on their salary guide.

Why Choose Gratz College/RTC Online?

For teachers interested in obtaining a 30-credit MAED degree or in earning graduate professional development credits from Gratz /RTC, taking courses now is even more convenient. Some of the required and concentration courses are now available both online and face-to-face for added convenience.

Teachers can take online courses through Gratz/RTC from the convenience of their homes and apply them to their degree program, please check with your advisor.

Join the growing group of more than 2,500 teachers who have received their MAED degree from Gratz/RTC and more than 30,000 teachers who have enrolled in Gratz/RTC courses.

Overwhelmingly, teachers have evaluated the MAED program, Gratz/RTC courses and faculty members as being “excellent.”

Enjoy the Online Experience at Gratz College/RTC

Online learning is enjoyed by an ever-increasing number of practicing K-12 teachers. You have the opportunity to share your knowledge, experiences, opinions and ideas with other teachers in a friendly and open virtual setting.

Online students gain valuable knowledge about classroom management and improving student success and also have the opportunity to become savvy computer and Internet users in the process.


The Gratz/RTC Master of Arts in Education degree program and all the courses contained therein have been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, the Maryland Higher Education Commission, and the College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. In addition, the master’s degree and the courses have been endorsed by the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA).

Gratz College is chartered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Contact Information:

Admission to the Master of Arts in Education Program:
Ms. Joyce Ness, Director of the Master of Arts in Education Program
800-475-4635, ext. 134

Gratz College/RTC Courses
RTC Office

Online Courses / Degree Programs


486 Route 10 West
Randolph NJ  7869



Average Cost per Credit

$980 per three graduate credit course, plus materials (no additional fees)

Accrediting Agency

Pennsylvania Department of Education & Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools

Delivery Format

Online and face-to-face

Institution Type

Independent, not-for-profit

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