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 visit the Teacher Certification Programs page.
If you are a current student seeking Application Instructions and Program Codes, Required New York State Teacher Certification Examinations, or an FAQ, use the appropriate links.
Teacher Certification Disclosure
Teacher Education is an on-campus program that places students in supervised field experiences within New York State (NYS). NYU is authorized pursuant to the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) to enroll students in supervised field experiences in the SARA states and territories. For further details regarding NYU's SARA membership please visit the NYU State Authorization website. SARA requires universities to disclose to applicants and students whether programs that lead to professional licensure or certification meet licensure or certification requirements in those states in which students are doing learning placements.
For all questions and concerns related to NYU Steinhardt certification programs not addressed in these pages, please contact:
Mark J. Perez
82 Washington Square East, Room 229
New York, New York 10003
(212) 995-4353 fax
Required New York State certification exams.
Forms and instructions for teacher certification outside of New York State.
New York State certificate definitions and requirements.
Teacher Certification Links
International Students without a valid Social Security Number (SSN) must follow the procedure outlined here.
Teacher certification frequently asked questions.
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) has created safety nets for the new certification exams.
Steinhardt New York State certification online application instructions including student application information sheet and program codes.
NYU Steinhardt undergraduate and graduate certification programs.
NYU Steinhardt will recommend you for certification to the New York State (NYS) Education Department upon request and program completion/graduation. You will first apply online.