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Act 48 Electives for Educators

  • Get the Act 48 credits you need when and where you want them

    Gannon offers practical, skill-based Act 48 elective courses that enhance instruction, foster collaboration and develop innovative teacher-leaders.

    Gannon’s elective Act 48 courses are:

    • Offered on-line
    • Offered at a reduced tuition rate compared to other graduate-level tuition rates
    • May be applied toward a graduate degree
    • Available for graduate students as well as educators seeking Act 48 credit
    • Taught by experts who are also practitioners
    • Based on Gannon’s practitioner model that links theory to in-the-classroom application
    • Designed to meet the needs of Pennsylvania teachers and be responsive to school district initiatives

    How to Register for Act 48 Courses

    View Available Courses

    You can view the available Act 48 courses by visiting the Act 48 section on GUXpress.

    Current Gannon Students

    If you are a current Gannon studentyou can log onto GUXpress and register for your classes there.

    Non-Gannon Students

    If you are not presently a Gannon Student, but would like to schedule an Act 48 course, please follow the directions below.

    To apply and register for an Act 48 class, please do the following:

    1. Complete and submit a Gannon graduate admissions application.  You can find both the paper and online applications on the Graduate Admissions webpage.
    2. Submit a final, official transcript showing your Bachelor’s degree conferred to: Office of Graduate Admissions, Gannon University, 109 University Square, Erie, PA  16541.  In order to be official, the transcripts must be sent directly from your Bachelor’s degree granting school to Gannon at the address above.

    Once these items are received and your acceptance is approved, you will receive a call from a graduate enrollment advisor to determine which course(s) you would like to register for. 

    Additional Notes

    •  If you have attended Gannon previously and we have your official transcripts on file, then you do not need to re-submit them.  If you are unsure, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at 814-871-7474 or
    • If you register for classes several weeks prior to the start of the semester, then you will receive a tuition bill in the mail.  If you are registering after the tuition bill due date or after the start of the semester, then payment will be required in order to register.
    • If you need a school district reimbursement form, you can download a PDF version from the Financial Aid website.