Being an educator is the perfect way to make a difference in someone's life. At Molloy University, we respect that time-honored tradition and are dedicated to inspire you, reaffirm your commitment to teach and prepare you to enter the classroom as a skilled educator.

Want to become someone's favorite teacher? Start at Molloy University. Our Education Division prepares you to turn your passion for education into effective teaching. With undergraduate, dual-degree and graduate programs that combine a solid liberal arts foundation with national, state and institutional teaching and learning standards, our graduates rank among the best prepared in the field and go on to hold prestigious positions in education.

Molloy University is currently pursuing accreditation of its educator preparation programs by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP). Pursuant to §52.21 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, the educator preparation programs offered by Molloy University are considered to be continuously accredited for purposes of meeting the New York State requirement that all such programs maintain continuous accreditation. Molloy delivers a value-centered, multidimensional experience that provides you with exactly what effective teachers need.

You'll learn from an accomplished faculty who bring their experience and love for teaching into the Molloy classrooms - which are small - fostering one-on-one attention. You'll also spend time off-campus in classrooms of your own with a variety of field experiences, including the opportunity for an international education program in London.

Whether you're dreaming of becoming a teacher or are already in the field, Molloy is the place to earn your Bachelor's or Master's degree. We offer:

Our Division of Education will develop your competency in content knowledge, preparation, instructional delivery, classroom management, student development and assessment, collaboration and reflective and responsive practice. We are proud to say that Molloy-educated teachers are characterized by their depth and breadth of knowledge in the academic content areas and in professional education. In short, we educate some of the finest educators.

Education is a multi-dimensional profession, so to help you better understand the challenges of the contemporary classroom, we will guide you through the philosophical, historical and sociological foundations of education. These ABCs of education will form a strong knowledge base that will serve you well throughout your teaching career.

Teacher candidates may seek preparation for an initial New York state teaching certificate in:

Special Subjects



Education By The Numbers


of education students earn their

NYS teaching certification


Our graduation rate is 10%

higher than other L.I. colleges


Score at a mastery level

on the NYS exam


Undergraduates graduated with

128 teaching certifications

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