Teacher Certification

Effective immediately, the ALST (Academic Literacy Skills Test) has been eliminated. Candidates are NO LONGER REQUIRED to take the ALST for NYS certification.  Please see NYSED link here and NYSTCE link here 

Please see Important Infomation Regarding New NYS Certification Exam Safety Nets here


Welcome to the NYU Steinhardt Teacher Certification Home Page.  If you are a prospective student seeking information about NYU Steinhardt's New York State approved teacher, pupil personnel and administrative certification programs, please click on Programs on the menu bar above.

If you are a current student seeking Application Instructions, Program Codes, Required NYS Teacher Certification Examinations or additional information, please click on the related topic on the menu bar above.