BUILD YOUR CAREER: Get professional and/or additional certification at a time of high demand for teachers
EXPERIENCE A FIRST-RATE EDUCATION: Receive personal attention and guidance throughout your program and career
LEARN CONVENIENTLY: Most classes and even entire programs are now fully online
CONTAIN YOUR COSTS: Contact us to learn about tuition reductions and financial assistance

“The professors genuinely care about their students and provided me with opportunities to learn, grow, and take risks knowing I’d have their support. I wouldn’t be at the school I’m at now without them.” – MS.Ed., Early Childhood and Literacy

“The faculty was very attentive and supportive of every student. Even after graduating, I have built invaluable relationships with faculty and students that I am glad to carry with me for the rest of my career!” – MS.Ed., TESOL

How can LIU Hudson prepare you for a satisfying, successful career as a teacher?

“I want to become a teacher.”

Get the preparation you need to lead in the classroom, make a difference in children’s lives, and earn your professional certification and begin your career in the schools. At LIU Hudson, an experienced faculty advisor will guide you through your education and into the ranks of professional teachers. 

“I’m a certified teacher and want to earn an additional certificate.”

Increase your job security, extend your value to your school and district, and enjoy learning another teaching skill – or even Educational Leadership. 

“I teach, and now want to earn a Master’s degree to get professional certification.”

Get the academic credentials you need, plus guidance through the New York State certification process and institutional recommendation. If you love teaching now, LIU Hudson can help you take your career to the next level. 

Program Directors

Special Education and Adolescence Education: Dr. Nora Mazzone 

Literacy, Childhood, and Early Childhood Education: Dr. Katheryn Hathaway

TESOL, Second Languages, and Bilingual Extensions: Prof. Sidonie Schneider