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The Department of Early Childhood and Childhood Education offers graduate degree programs in Early Childhood and Childhood Education that lead to New York State initial/professional certification. The Early Childhood Education program includes options for adding coursework for additional certifications in Childhood Education and Students with Disabilities. The Childhood Education program includes the option of adding coursework for certification in Students with Disabilities.

The Department of Literacy and Multilingual Studies offers degree and advanced certificate programs in literacy education and TESOL, as well as an extension certificate program in bilingual education.

The Department of Secondary Education prepares candidates to be effective teachers in middle schools and high schools, in their chosen field of Mathematics, English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Social Studies. Students seeking secondary teacher certification in most of these content areas also have the option of adding coursework for certification in Students with Disabilities.

The Department of Educational Leadership is devoted to enhancing your leadership abilities to not only bolster your professional performance, but also to benefit the achievements of your students. Become a leader in your school or district today!

In the Department of Special Education, candidates learn about the diverse needs of students with disabilities and how to provide effective, evidence based instruction, incorporating inclusionary practices, differentiation and individualization.We offer a Student with Disabilities degree program that prepares highly qualified early childhood and childhood education educators of children with special needs. Students also have the option of adding coursework for general classroom certification in Early Childhood Education.