Becoming a Teacher Graduate Programs

If you are interested in getting a Master's degree in education and currently hold a Bachelor's degree in any field, these programs are a fit for you. These programs are designed for those looking to become certified to teach.  

Adolescence Education

This program will lead to earning you New York State Initial Adolescence Teaching Certification. This will make you qualified to teach a content area in grades 7-12. Anyone with a Bachelor's degree may apply to this program.

Childhood Education/TESOL

This program is for those that have a Bachelor's degree and are interested in teaching English as a second language. This is an on-campus program and leads to certification in CH and ESOL.

Physical Education Initial Certification

This program allows students to gain their initial teaching certification and Master's degree in teaching Physical Education in the state of New York. 

Special Education with Initial Childhood

This program will give students the tools to work with students with varying degrees of special needs. This is for someone with no education background looking to become certified in both CH and SWD.

Western New York Teacher Residency

This is a program for people who are passionate about urban education with no experience necessary. Graduates of this program must make a commitment to teach in Buffalo Public Schools for at least three years.