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Become a teacher in just one year

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Our graduates boast a 100% job placement rate, with many able to negotiate higher salaries. Plus, the demand for qualified teachers is at an all-time high.

Choose between one-year and two-year completion options. Start in the fall, spring or summer. And enjoy coursework that’s tailored to your subject of interest.

Each faculty member has secondary teaching experience, ensuring you learn from seasoned educators.

Siena’s MAT program is one of only a few one-year internship programs in New York State. Working closely with mentor-teachers, you’ll gain hands-on experience through a half-day internship in a secondary school.

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We offer competitive tuition rates, potential eligibility for transfer credit or course waivers and articulation agreements that offer two tuition-free courses. Additionally, flexible payment plans and federal and private student loans are available to help manage expenses.

Absolutely. Choose the path that’s right for you:

  • MAT, Adolescent Education – includes grades 7-12 certification pathways in Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics, Computer Science (K-12); Mathematics, Business and Marketing (K-12); English, Social Studies, Technology (K-12); Chinese, French, German, Greek, Latin, Russian, or Spanish
  • Advanced Certificates: Certificate of Advanced Study in Curriculum & Instruction; Certificate of Advanced Study in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Extension Programs: Middle Childhood Extension; Coordinator of Work Based Learning Programs Extension; Foreign Language Elementary School (FLES); General Science; Bilingual Education Extension

Yes we do: Master of Arts in English to Speakers of Other Languages program; Master of Arts in Curriculum program; and the M.S. in Early Childhood and Childhood Education program.