St. John's University -- Staten Island

Staten Island, NY

St. John's University -- Staten Island

Staten Island, NY

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Why choose St. John’s?

The St. John’s University legacy is Catholic, Vincentian, metropolitan, and global. Graduates aren’t only employable when they leave campus—they take with them all of the hope, compassion, awareness, and well-rounded dialogue that only come from knowing what it means to be a global citizen.

The School of Education at St. John’s
Undergraduate students in St. John’s School of Education have the unique advantage of getting time in the field during their first year on campus. Mentoring, experiential learning, research opportunities, and the Honors Program highlight the St. John’s experience. Students also have dual-degree options in Adolescent and Childhood Education, which means you could earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in just five years!

Valuable resources await
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers bachelor’s degree programs that prepare students to become certified teachers in their respective fields while imparting a values-based philosophy that promotes service, integrity, compassion, and diversity. Undergraduate programs are available in areas within Childhood and Adolescent Education. Additionally, students who wish to pursue a master’s or doctoral degree or advanced certificates have their pick of 43 advanced degree programs. 

School of Education Honors Program
This elite program enhances students’ education by providing an opportunity to participate in a unique learning community in which you’ll have shared academic experiences through common core courses, experiential learning, educational research, and the study of policy and practices related to equity and access in the professional field. Students work alongside distinguished faculty who lead them on a journey of exploration and discovery of what it truly means to become an agent of change in the field of teaching. Qualifying students will be notified upon acceptance to the University.


Ranked among the “Best Undergraduate Business Programs” and “Top Performers on Social Mobility” | U.S. News & World Report

St. John’s University School of Education is proud to offer comprehensive and innovative lessons that are designed to support and promote a culture of excellence and innovation in the field of education. The School of Education supports the University’s Strategic Priorities Action Plan to ensure student success; recruit, recognize, and retain the best faculty, staff, and administrators; enhance our teaching and learning environment; and expand global and community partnerships. 

SJU features
• New pathway program enables students to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) in five years

• Merit Scholarship, honors program, dual degrees, study abroad opportunities, career services, professional organizations, and an alumni network of 190,000 graduates


An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “The professors guide you in the right direction. That’s exactly why I wanted to become an educator; I want to inspire and impact people and help them establish an enthusiasm for learning.”

    • Alexandra F.