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.