Graduate Studies

pathways to teaching

Certification Areas | Second Baccalaureate | Programs | Interdisciplinary Studies | International Applicants

To become a teacher in New York State, initial teaching certification is required.  SUNY Fredonia offers graduate programs that will lead to initial certification for those that do not currently hold it, and programs that will recommend your initial certificate for permanent/professional certification.
* If you are not seeking professional certification to teach in New York State public schools, initial certification is not required. Please note that you will not be recommended for professional certification if you do not obtain initial NYS certification by the end of your graduate degree program. If you have questions, please contact your department.

Do you have a current or pending teaching certification?

No, the following programs are available:

Yes, the following programs are available: 






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