Granite State College: University System of New Hampshire

Teacher Education Degree Programs


Programs for a Career in Education

The field of education is both challenging and rewarding. It takes patience, a love of both children and learning, and a commitment to professional development.

Whether you are a high school student, professional or considering a career change, Granite State College’s School of Education can help you decide if a teaching career is right for you, help you decide which path to take, and help you obtain your teacher certification.  If you’re already enjoying a successful career in the classroom, we continue to support your career goals by providing ongoing professional development programs.

  • Are you just beginning to think about a career in education?
  • Are you looking for an undergraduate program that will prepare you for a career in education?
  • Do you have an undergraduate or advanced degree and simply need to become certified?
  • Do you need to renew an existing certification?

Browse our array of programs below to find out more about how Granite State College can help you achieve your career goals, or call us today at (603) 822-5431. Whatever you need, wherever you are, Granite State College can put a career in education within your reach! 

Online disclaimer: Students who reside outside New Hampshire and plan to enroll in Granite State College certification programs are responsible for verifying that the program meets requirements for licensure for educator certification in their state. Some states may have additional requirements and different certification areas. A list of state licensing boards is provided for your convenience; state websites and requirements may change at any time.



Associate Degrees

Bachelor's Degrees


Master's Degrees

Professional Development

Associate degrees are a good option for taking the first step on your path to a career in the classroom.

Explore your options.

We offer several bachelor degree options to prepare you for a career in education.

We offer 12 post-baccalaureate teacher certification programs for individuals who already have a bachelor's degree.

Explore your options.

We offer a master's of science in School Leadership degree with three focus areas:

For established educators, we offer a variety of professional development programs to keep you informed of the latest advancements in education:

  • Teachers
  • Mentors
  • College Faculty
  • Para-Educators
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Every student in the teacher education program will be trained in the use of a tablet* in the field, for the collection of formative achievement data and extensive use within the program. The Educator Toolkit* allows our teacher candidates to leverage cutting-edge technology, communication and electronic resources. E-texts, web sources, educational applications and other productivity applications will be utilized in each class. Additional details will be provided during EDU 622/700 Introduction to Field Experience and Program Requirements.

*The Educator Toolkit and tablets can be covered by Financial Aid.


Interested in becoming a teacher? Attend an upcoming Information Session at one of the following GSC campuses:



Sessions are held from:

  • 2:30-3:30 p.m. (undergraduate)
  • 3:30-5:00 p.m. (PBTC)

Pre-registration is required. To register, call 603.822.5431, or email Beth Hoyt-Flewelling.

Portsmouth Jan 7, April 7
NCC Jan 14, April 14
Conway Jan 21, April 21
Manchester Jan 28, April 28
Rochester Feb 4, May 5
Claremont Feb 11, May 19
Littleton Feb 18, May 26
Lebanon Oct 26, Feb 22, May 23
Concord Oct 28, Feb 16, June 1