Teacher Education

Preparing the Highest Quality Teachers for the Classroom

Academic ComplexLocated on the Niagara University campus in Lewiston, New York

An Education at Niagara University Offers:

  • Two day a week program for fall and spring, accelerated one year program for summer starters
  • State-of-the-art education building with cutting-edge instructional technology
  • Model pre-K through 12 classrooms
  • NCATE accreditation since 1984
  • Cohort-based learning community
  • Small class sizes = personal contact and attention from professors
  • Recognized, accredited and award-winning programs
  • Long educational tradition and ties with Ontario and New York state
  • Substantial field experience
  • Expert and engaged faculty
  • Outstanding career placement

Elementary Education

Early Childhood and Childhood - (Birth to Grade 6 - NYS; Primary/Junior - Ontario)

For individuals who are not certified teachers, this 39-credit hour program leads to initial certification in Early Childhood and Childhood Education, Birth-Grade 6 (Primary/Junior for candidates seeking certification in Ontario). For program outline, see the Graduate Education Catalog.

Secondary Education

Middle Childhood and Adolescence - (Grades 5 to 12 - NYS; Intermediate/Senior - Ontario)

For individuals who are not certified teachers, this 39-credit hour program leads to initial certification in Middle Childhood and Adolescence Education, grades 5-12 (Intermediate/Senior for candidates seeking certification in Ontario). For program outline, see theĀ Graduate Education Catalog.