Educator Preparation

Programs in the Field of Education

Canisius College offers graduate educator preparation programs for candidates seeking their first certification and those looking to add additional academic credentials.  The Initial Certification programs are taken by candidates seeking their first license.  The Professional Certification programs are taken by candidates who earned initial certification in an undergraduate program.  Those seeking to pursue counseling or educational leadership would take one of the programs listed under Other School Professional Programs.

Graduate Initial Preparation Programs

Childhood Education/Special Education Grades 1-6
Childhood Education Grades 1-6/TESOL
Adolescence Education Grades 7-12
Adolescence Ed/SWD Gen 7-12 (MSEd)
Business and Marketing Education K-12
Physical Education - Initial Certification K-12

Graduate Professional Certification Programs

Coaching Advanced Certificate
Differentiated Instruction
Instructional Technologies and Curriculum Design
Physical Education (Online Professional Certification)
TESOL/Bilingual Degrees & Certificates
Teaching Students with Disabilities - Childhood
Teaching Students with Disabilities - Adolescence Generalist
Special Education - Advanced

Graduate Other School Professional Programs

School Counseling-MS
School Counseling-Advanced Certificate for Permanent Certification
Educational Leadership

Dual Degree Programs 

Content Area plus Adolescence 7-12 Teaching Students with Disabilities Generalist