About Fordham University Graduate School of Education

Ranked in the top 10 percent of education schools by U.S. News & World Report.1

Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education is located in the heart of New York and is dedicated to preparing educators to serve diverse and complex communities across the country. We aim to understand the unique challenges of today’s students and prepare our graduates to apply theory to practice in 21st-century classrooms. As a result, our graduates become proactive educators, shaping student success in all areas of life and learning.

Founded on Jesuit principles, the Fordham curriculum centers on academic rigor and social justice, emphasizing education’s role in forming an equitable society for people of all backgrounds, races, and religions. Our programs maintain high standards of scholarship that prepare educators to address the intellectual and socioemotional development of all learners.

Fordham’s programs combine extensive field experience with research, teaching, and community service to create a comprehensive learning experience.

Students at the Graduate School of Education develop dynamic skillsets by forming mutually supportive relationships with faculty and fellow students throughout their programs. Aspiring and current educators in New York and beyond can apply the knowledge and experience of a Fordham degree in education to empower students anywhere.

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1 Best Education Schools, U.S. News and World Report. (Accessed 2021). Return to footnote reference