A degree from UB is recognized around the world, earning you
respect and creating unique opportunities. The University at
Buffalo attracts world-class faculty and students like you, which
build and enrich our strong academic community. With the highest
quality top-ranked programs, as well as manageable costs and
numerous scholarship opportunities, UB is an excellent investment
in your future.
The Graduate School of Education was established at the
University at Buffalo in 1931. In 1989, UB was elected as a member
of the Association of American Universities, which now comprises 62
research universities that continually advance society through
education, research and discovery. Our faculty and students like
you are involved in dynamic, collaborative and transformative
research that impacts our local, national and global
We recognize the changing demands on students like you. Many are full-time professionals with families who need the flexibility to learn on their own time at their own pace. The Graduate School of Education provides an engaging online learning environment for students. Online students are a valued part of our community and have the opportunity and access to learn from tenure-track faculty. Tuition is affordable, especially for New York State residents.
A degree from the University at Buffalo can take you anywhere—just look at what our graduates have done. Our alumni stand apart in their fields. As a graduate of the Graduate School of Education, you will join a network of over 18,000 alumi who will welcome you everywhere. This network is an invaluable resource of successful professionals. Getting your foot in the door is easier when you know somoeone on the other side of it.
Our four departments offer over 70 program opportunities resulting in advanced certificates, master's and doctoral degrees.
At the Graduate School of Education, we know the best way to
learn is by doing. Getting experience through internships, student
teaching, clinical experiences or research projects are crucial
steps in making a difference in your field and within your
communities. Our students gain this experience within our own
research centers and institutes under the supervision of our
We are a professional school with a social mission to create and
apply knowledge on human development, educational policy, teaching
and learning, and information science. We are a community that
strives together toward one goal: leaving the world a better place
than we found it.
Through coursework, faculty mentoring, experiential learning and collaborative research, students like you develop a passion to affect change locally, nationally and globally. We encourage engagement in societal and community issues, and we support our students in ways that assist in their successful path forward.
Our students connect with each other, learn from each other and
form inclusive, supportive communities. Students like you make a
difference by solving real problems in their fields and the
communities they serve.
If you want to be the best, you have to learn from the best. Our distinguished faculty researchers, thought leaders and innovators came to Buffalo from around the world to mentor and teach students like you how to make the world a better place.
Our faculty pride themselves in applying knowledge that is based
in theory and informed by research done in environments that
promote examination of issues across boundaries. The experiences of
our faculty help to instill an intellectual curiosity in students
like you and encourage critical inquiry.