The time to teach is now!

Complete your teaching degree in 12-22 months.
Classes are offered in the evenings and online.

Teacher Education Programs

Become a Teacher | Initial Certification

  1. Traditional Bachelor's in Teacher Education*
  2. Pathway to Teaching, B.S. | 21 months**
  3. Initial Childhood and Special Education, M.Ed. | 16 months**
  4. Initial Adolescence and Special Education, M.Ed. | 16 months**

*Daytime classes
**Evening classes
***Online classes

Already a Teacher | Professional Certification

  1. Literacy Education, M.Ed. | 12 months**
  2. Special Education, M.Ed. | 22 months***
  3. ESOL, Post-Master’s Certification | 12 months

Other School-based Programs

  1. School Counseling | 24 months**
  2. School Psychology | 36 months**
Watch the story of Steven Metzger '14, recipient of the Golden Apple Award.


Take the Next Step at Roberts

When you earn your Teacher Education degree at Roberts Wesleyan, you will join the more than 17,000 alumni of the College who have benefited from personal relationships with expert faculty.

Jeanne Ricigliano, Pathway to Teaching, B.S. '12

"I like to think of this program as a pathway to your professional goals. As a special education teacher, I tell my students, ‘When you have a goal, find a pathway to get there.’"


Timothy Fowler, Initial Adolescence and Special Education, M.Ed. '16

“My experience as part of the Master of Education program at Roberts Wesleyan has been wonderful.  I feel that I am learning the real life skills that I will need to have in the classroom.  The professors are knowledgeable, friendly and really take the time to support your development as a teacher.  The classes are engaging and make you think on a higher level.  If anyone is looking to go into an education field, I would suggest attending Roberts Wesleyan College.”


Angeleen Tauriello, Initial Childhood and Special Education, M.Ed. '16

Being in the Roberts Teacher Education Master's Program has been a rewarding and fulfilling experience. My love for teaching has flourished and I feel this program is truly molding me into a great a teacher."


Jennifer Iacucci, Literacy Education, M.Ed. '16

The Master's in Literacy program has allowed me to develop my understanding of Literacy development in children while enhancing my teaching abilities through a hands-on approach in a supportive environment.”


Amber Pollox, Special Education, M.Ed. '16

“This program has allowed me to grow in many ways as a professional, educator and learner. The professors are extremely helpful, caring, and accommodate for the needs of the students. I love the fact that it’s an online program. It allows students to continue to work while tending to their personal life and families. I couldn’t imagine myself continuing my education at any other college. It is a dream come true to receive an education from such an incredible team of professors.”

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  • Program Highlights and Outcomes
  • Curriculum
  • Cost and Financial Aid
  • Admission Requirements


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Rochester, NY 14624

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Have Questions about our Teacher Education Programs? Contact...

Kristen Nielsen
Recruitment Manager | Teacher Education
585.594.6562 |