Those Who Serve, Transform Lives
Ask any educator, counselor, psychologist or nurse: their job is more than a profession, it’s a calling. And we’ve structured the College of Education and Human Services to reflect that. From teaching assistant opportunities during your foundation year to Master’s degrees that accommodate those who work full-time, Rider is the ideal place to turn your calling into a successful career.
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Work directly with successful, professional faculty members, gain experiences with children, teachers, school administrators and community agencies and receive one-on-one guidance from a faculty mentor.
Explore Educational Specialist degrees and master’s degrees in a variety of areas including education, counseling, leadership, school psychology and nursing. Rider also offers a cohort-based doctoral degree program in Educational Leadership. You’ll benefit from moderate to small class sizes, engaged and accomplished faculty members and field experiences in every degree program.
Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification
We know that careers don’t follow a single path. Become a professional educator and cultivate your passion through teaching others. You set the pace with full-time and part-time options that let you complete your education in under two years.
Certificates & Endorsements
Unsure of which certificate or endorsement program is right for you? Browse the various options we offer to undergraduate and graduate students to find the program that best fits your needs.
Our Programs are Nationally Accredited
View a list of our programs that have earned national accreditation.
Your studies are half the picture of becoming an educator, but the other half is actually teaching. As part of the College of Education and Human Services, you’ll observe and assist in classrooms, develop teaching methods and complete an entire semester of full-time student teaching.