Teacher and Leader Certification

From Childhood Education through Adolescent Education, the School of Education offers more than 40 graduate degree programs that lead to New York State-approved teacher and other Provisional/Permanent and Initial/Professional certifications.

The School does not offer any undergraduate certification programs.

The PIE Center Is Your UAlbany Pathway to Exploring Careers in Education

For questions about which degree is appropriate for you or to learn all about the certification process, talk to the experienced staff of the Pathways Into Education Center in Education Building 127. Stop by, click on the Web link (above) or contact the Center via e-mail at PIECenter@albany.edu or by phone at (518) 442-3529.

Getting Admitted
Once you’ve decided on the graduate degree certification program you’d like to enter, go to the Graduate Admissions website.