Our education programs are built to help each student become exactly the teacher they're meant to be and what students need.

Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

Offering a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate teacher education degree and certification-only programs, the School of Education provides many opportunities for students to pursue their life's work as changemaker educators.

Student Outcomes

Teachers prepared at Nazareth University:

  • demonstrate the knowledge to be successful educators
  • implement effective instruction for diverse learners in various settings
  • reflect critically on their practice and the profession
  • have high passing rates on certification exams
  • have high percentage of employment/enrollment in graduate school

Faculty and Staff

Contact us and learn more about our faculty.

Teacher Certification

See which steps to complete when, to get certified by New York state.

Clinical Experience and Partnerships

Information and forms for Nazareth undergraduate and graduate education students and for sponsoring/cooperating teachers.

Get Involved

Students, faculty, and staff in the School of Education serve the wider community in multiple ways that also provide opportunities for a wide variety of experience with children and young adults, and learning.

Urban Education Initiatives

Learn more about the ROC Urban Teaching Fellows Program, Frontier Center for Urban Education, and the Teacher Opportunity Corps Program (TOC II).

Clinical Assistantships

Graduate students can save a third of the total tuition cost and gain valuable experience as a clinical assistant.

School of Education Mission
School of Education “Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice” Commitment

Teacher Residency Programs

Get paid to co-teach in a local school, and get a tuition scholarship and mentoring, all while you earn your master's in education degree from Nazareth.

Learn more: Teacher Workforce Initiatives »


    Cassandra Matalavage '17, '18G connects with her students and emphasizes hands-on lessons.
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    Nazareth is among a select group of top colleges and universities across the country hand-picked to earn a Top Education College of Distinction for its commitment to nurturing and supporting future educators and equipping students with necessary skills and experience.