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 education, adolescence education (English, Mathematics, Social Studies, Biology, Chemistry, French and Spanish), teaching English to speakers of other languages, teaching students with disabilities (grades 1-6 and 7-12), literacy (birth – grade 6 and grades 5 – 12) school building leader, 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: 2007-2008
Niagara University

Test Field/Category Number Tested Institution Pass Rate Statewide Pass Rate
Professional knowledge/pedagogy
ATS-W (090/091)
386 100% 99%
Academic Content Areas
Biology CST (006) 19 95% 99%
Chemistry CST (006)
2 76%
English Language Arts CST (003)
32 88% 95%
Math CST (004)
30 97% 98%
Multi-Subject CST (002)
213 97% 95%
Social Studies (005)
38 89% 91%
Spanish CST (020)
8 88% 93%
Other Content Areas
LAST (001) 380 100% 99%
Teaching Special Populations
ESOL CST (022) 2 99%
Literacy CST (065) 30 100% 100%
Students with Disabilities (060) 42 98% 91%