Why Study Education at UAlbany


  • 66 full-time nationally and internationally renowned faculty whose expertise extends to such areas as psychology, sociology, economics, technology and more
  • National leadership in preparing education professionals, scholars, and scientist-practitioners
  • Coursework infused with insights from nationally prominent research
  • An international student body
  • Multidisciplinary expertise that enhances learning and human development
  • Numerous programs leading to certification in education and mental health


  • High quality programs of study include several online master’s degrees, online certificate programs and many additional online and blended courses
  • Many classes offered in the late afternoon and evening for busy professionals
  • Strategically located in New York’s capital, where collaborations are plentiful with a broad spectrum of schools and communities, institutions of higher education, and policymakers

Ahead of the Curve

  • Groundbreaking research centers and institutes, aimed at understanding and improving teaching and learning, development and behavior
  • Committed to discovery, the generation of knowledge, and the transfer of research-based solutions to practice
  • Synergistic integration of research, teaching, and service activities
  • A leader in advancing educational policy regionally, nationally, and internationally