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Teaching is an immensely rewarding career with the potential to shape students’ lives and engage with the communities schools serve. At the Graduate School of Education, we prepare students to be highly-qualified teachers in numerous fields, including high-need certification areas.

Program Accreditation

AAQEP: Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation.

UB is a member in good standing of the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP), a national accrediting organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The programs on our accreditation page have been awarded full accreditation by AAQEP through Dec. 31, 2028. Full accreditation acknowledges that a program prepares effective educators who continue to grow as professionals and has demonstrated the commitment and capacity to maintain quality.

Teacher Certification Options

World-Class Faculty

Work alongside experts

Our distinguished faculty researchers, thought leaders and innovators pride themselves in applying knowledge that is based on theory and informed by research.

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