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Initial Certification

If you're looking to change career paths and become a teacher, Niagara University’s master's of education in teaching birth-grade 2/special education lets you pursue your passion to teach with our fully online program, without disrupting your current responsibilities at home or work. Qualified teachers are expected to be increasingly in demand in the next few years, and your talent can make the difference for children and families.

A career change to become a teacher can be a professionally and personally rewarding move to make. But it can also seem like a daunting task—especially if you already have a bachelor's degree in your field and don't want to start from scratch. At Niagara you don't have to start over. NU’s program can be your expedited path designed for aspiring teachers who have a bachelor's degree. Apply today!