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Our students receive a lot of hands-on experience, observing in elementary and high school classrooms and preparing lessons.
For students who want to be teachers, SUNY Potsdam is the smart choice. Our tradition of preparing teachers, spanning nearly 200 years, represents a central mission of this university.
Our programs to prepare elementary and secondary school teachers are among the most esteemed in the SUNY System. We're one of the few to be accredited by NCATE.
Ready to climb mountains? Want to lead groups on wilderness adventures? We'll get you out there. And we'll prepare you to teach others about nature and the outdoors.
School of Education & Professional Studies
Learn to lead with passion in the classroom, the boardroom, or out in the wider world.
The School of Education and Professional Studies at SUNY Potsdam has been preparing educators for more than 200 years. Today, that legacy of educational excellence also stretches to undergraduate and graduate programs in business administration, public health and human performance, to help students prepare for professions in the global economy.