Programs

Niagara University's programs provide a balance between research and theory and practical application. Niagara University students benefit from substantial field experience, technology resources, and a supportive community of fellow students committed to excellence.

Teacher Education

Teacher Education

Preparing the highest quality teachers for the classroom, this 39 credit hour master's program leads to initial certification in early childhood and childhood education or middle childhood and adolescence education. Located on the Niagara University campus in Lewiston, NY.

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TESOL

TESOL

As English continues to expand as a medium for global communication, the demand for qualified English language teachers increases. Niagara's TESOL programs will prepare students to meet certification requirements and will provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the needs of…

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Literacy Instruction

Literacy Instruction

Literacy abilities are the foundation of contemporary K-12 schooling and for most current careers, yet many students struggle to attain the expected literacy benchmarks. Even though many dedicated educators have guided students in acquiring strong literacy skills, students still need more effective…

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Special Education Online

Special Education Online

Candidates gain an understanding and appreciation of the diverse nature of students in schools today so that they can, with intensive coursework and fieldwork, create a learning environment where the needs of all students are met.

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Early Childhood and Special Education

Early Childhood and Special Education

Niagara University's College of Education offers a 37-credit hour Master of Science in Education Early Childhood and Special Education that leads to initial and professional New York State teacher certifications in both Early Childhood Education (birth through grade 2) and Students with Disabilities…

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Special Education Certificate Online

Special Education Certificate Online

The program is designed to provide teachers with the knowledge of instructional principles and practices for teaching students with disabilities and to offer the opportunity to pursue a master of science in education degree.

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Specialist in Developmental Disabilities Online

Specialist in Developmental Disabilities Online

Niagara University's College of Education has received approval from the New York State Education Department to offer a Master of Arts degree in Developmental Disabilities. The program, which is designed for individuals who are already employed by, or who seek employment in, agencies that provide…

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Foundations of Teaching Math, Science, and Technology Education

Foundations of Teaching Math, Science, and Technology Education

There is growing concern that the United States is not preparing a sufficient number of students, teachers and practitioners in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

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School Counseling

School Counseling

Niagara University's School Counseling program educates graduate students to become School Counselors at the Elementary, Middle, or Secondary level. Through intensive course study and field work, students are prepared to create and work within comprehensive and developmental School Counseling…

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School Psychology

School Psychology

School psychologists are highly trained in both psychology and education with specialized preparation in mental health, child development, school organization, learning theory and behavioral science.

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Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Mental health counseling is the provision of professional counseling services, involving the application of principles of psychotherapy, human development, learning theory, group dynamics, and the etiology of mental illness and dysfunctional behavior to individuals, couples, families and groups for…

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Bridge Program/CAS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Bridge Program/CAS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Bridge/CAS Program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling is designed for students with a master's degree in a related field (school counseling, school psychology, counseling psychology, etc.) who are interested in pursuing Mental Health Counseling licensure. The CAS/Bridge Program in Clinical Mental…

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Educational Leadership Online

Educational Leadership Online

The purpose of Educational Leadership is to prepare individuals for organizational leadership and decision-making, the design and implementation of instruction for student achievement, management of the organization and its operations, human resource development, and building parent involvement and…

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