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Program Descriptions

The UFT Course Program, in collaboration with many colleges and universities, offers master's degree and certificate programs, graduate general and special education courses, liberal arts courses, as well as undergraduate courses, mandated and educational workshops and special programs. Check the links below for information regarding these programs.

You can find answers to several frequently asked questions regarding credit- and/or degree-carrying courses in our section about getting credit. Be sure to read carefully these important notices before registering for courses.

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Master's degree programs

College of Mount St. Vincent

  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Mercy College

  • Early Childhood Education, Birth to Grade 2
  • Childhood Education, Grades 1-6
  • Adolescence Education, Grades 7-12
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Teaching Literacy, Birth to Grade 12
  • Additional Certification in Students with Disabilities
  • Bilingual Extension Advanced Certificate

New York Institute of Technology

  • Instructional Technology for Educators (MSIT)
  • Childhood Education, Grades 1-6
  • Adolescence Education: Specialist in Mathematics
  • Adolescence Education: Specialist in Science
  • Childhood Education: Professional Certification
  • Early Childhood Education, Birth to Grade 2
  • Early Childhood Education with Bilingual Extension
  • Childhood Education 7-9 Extension in Middle School Mathematics
  • Childhood Education 7-9 Extension in Middle School Science
  • Childhood Education 7-9 Extension in Middle School English
  • School Counseling (Guidance)

Touro College

  • Education and Special Education, Birth to Grade 2
  • Education and Special Education, Grades 1-6
  • Education and Special Education, Grades 7-12

Certificate programs

Brooklyn College

  • Students with Disabilities Extension Certificate

Mercy College

  • Bilingual Extension Advanced Certificate
  • Gifted Education Extension Certificate

New York Institute of Technology

  • Student Behavior Management Certificate
  • Certificate in Teaching 21st Century Skills
  • Virtual Education Advanced Certificate
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics for Educators
  • Global Career Development Facilitator Certificate

NYSUT College Partners

  • Students with Disabilities Extension Certificate