Certification Examinations Pass Rates

Niagara University has program approval by the New York State Education Department to offer programs leading to New York State certification in early childhood education, childhood education, middle childhood and adolescence education (English, Mathematics, Social Studies, Biology, Chemistry, French and Spanish), teaching English to speakers of other languages, teaching students with disabilities (birth - grade 2, grades 1 - 6 and grades 7 - 12), literacy (birth - grade 6 and grades 5 - 12) school building leader, and school district leader.  

In addition, Niagara University’s College of Education is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 2010 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036.

Title II Information

NEW YORK STATE CERTIFICATION TESTS
Annual Institution Report
Program Year: 2012-2013
Niagara University

Test Field/CategoryNumber TestedInstitution Pass Rate
Professional knowledge/pedagogy

Elementary ATS-W (090)

Secondary ATS-W (091)

117

64

100%

100%

Academic Content Areas
Biology CST (006) 21 95%
Chemistry CST (006)
2
English Language Arts CST (003)
19 100%
Math CST (004)
12 100%
Multi-Subject CST (002)
105 95%
Social Studies (005)
18 94%
Other Content Areas
LAST (001) 187 99%
Teaching Special Populations
ESOL CST (022) 7
Literacy CST (065) 38 100%
Students with Disabilities (060) 34 100%