Certificate Programs

What can one do with an advanced certificate?

Binghamton University's certificate programs allow candidates to develop specialized expertise to complement their main area of study, advance their career, and stand out to employers.

Explore the advanced certificate programs available in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Education. Let us know if we can help!

No graduate record exam (GRE) is required for our certificate programs.

Adolescence Special Education

This program is designed for students who possess an initial New York state teacher certification and seek initial and professional certification in Students with Disabilities (SWD) 7-12 Generalist with eligibility for the SWD content area extension.

Community Schools

Binghamton University now offers an advanced certificate program entirely online, with completion in one year of part-time study. Community schools are a strategy for organizing school and community resources around student success.

Educational Leadership

This program, open to experienced educators from pre-K to high school, prepares prospective educational leaders to serve in pre-K through grade 12 schools and school districts.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Designed for teachers certified or becoming certified and who are seeking New York state certification in ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages), our TESOL program is for students who possess initial New York state teacher certification in early childhood, childhood, middle childhood, adolescent education, literacy or special education.