From recent graduates and career changers to seasoned classroom veterans and administrators, Pace University’s School of Education graduate degree programs are designed to prepare the next generation of educators, education technology specailists and administrators for K-12 settings, with specialized certifications available in education technology and teaching students with disabilities. Education is an ongoing process and er can help you be the best teacher you can be. You will become a reflective, tech-savvy, educational leader who promotes justice, creates caring classrooms and school communities, and enables all students to be successful learners.
Currently in New York State there is a critical shortage of certified teachers in mathematics, science, and second languages, particularly Spanish. There are also additional content area shortages in New York City. To help meet the demand for teachers in the shortage areas, Pace’s School of Education offers Alternative Certificate Programs on both our New York City and Westchester campuses. For more information about the teacher supply and demand, please visit
The School of Education has created programs of rigorous and academically challenging coursework that prepares candidates in meaningful, substantive, field-based work. We constantly strive to ensure that all candidates acquire the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to:
  • communicate effectively, and implement instruction and learning situations for diverse populations;
  • link theories to practice and to action;
  • use technological resources to enhance teaching and learning;
  • use effective assessment practices; and
  • practice professional ethics and values of the highest order.
Graduate Students

Degree Programs

For recent graduates, career changers and those holding a bachelor's degree in a field other than education:

For certified teachers with experience:

For candidates looking for a combined MSEd/MPA experience, or who already hold a master's degree:



*Requires teaching certificate in childhood or adolescent education for admission to the program.
**Requires three years of teaching experience in a K-12 educational setting or the equivalent by the time the candidate completes the program.