Teacher Education

SUNY Cortland has redefined teacher excellence for more than 150 years — preparing more teachers than any other public university in New York state.

At SUNY Cortland, teachers discover:

  • A national reputation: The university recently ranked No. 6 nationally among colleges with the highest percentage of education majors, according to MSN.
  • Accelerated master’s options: Several programs can be completed in one calendar year after graduation, including a fully online literacy degree and a teaching students with disabilities program.
  • Earned accreditation: Cortland has met the high standards of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
  • Emphasis on outcomes: Teacher Recruitment Day brings more than 100 school districts from across the country to Cortland’s campus each spring.

Several resources also are available for students to learn more about teacher certification requirements in New York state.

SUNY Cortland’s undergraduate and graduate programs in teacher education are listed below.

Contact us

School of Education
Education Building, Room 1239
Phone: 607-753-5431


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