Teacher Education Programs
Whether you want to become a teacher or are already one - now's the time to complete your teaching degree! New York State and others are facing a current and future teacher shortage. Programs below lead to initial or professional certification for elementary, middle, or high school teachers in New York State.
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Programs leading to Initial and Professional Certification
Become a Teacher
Bachelor's degrees leading to Initial Certification
Prepare for initial certification in one of three specialities
Prepare for initial certification in a variety of concentrations through a traditional, daytime program
Master's degrees leading to Initial Certification
Prepare for dual certification in Initial Childhood and Students with Disabilities in Grades 1-6
Prepare for dual certification in Initial Adolescence and Students with Disabilities 7-12 Generalist
Already a Teacher?
Professional Certification Programs (For those with Initial Certification)
Prepare for professional certification in Literacy Education
Prepare for professional certification in Special Education, with the option to specialize in working with students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities
Programs designed for the working teacher
- Earn certification in 12-22 months
- Choose from full-time and part-time options
- Attend class in the evenings (after 5 PM) or fully online
- Receive exceptional support from faculty and staff, with test prep and career placement services