Academic Programs

The Warner School offers master’s and doctoral programs across a range of disciplines, as well as advanced certificates that allow you to customize your education and augment your skills and knowledge to best suit your professional goals. We encourage you to explore the possibilities below and to consult with an Admissions counselor to build a program of study that is right for you.








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Accreditation and Assessment

The University of Rochester is nationally recognized by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). We are currently working toward its next national accreditation by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP) for its teacher education and school leadership programs. Warner's counseling programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).


At the Warner School, we believe that assessment is a critical component of student learning. Each course has carefully designed formative and summative assessments specific to the learning goals set for the course. In addition, each main Warner program has developed an assessment system that includes the articulation of a conceptual framework and targeted proficiencies, as well as a few major summative assessments designed to track students’ achievement of these proficiencies by graduation. Assessment data are systematically collected and analyzed as part of our commitment to maintain and continue to improve the high quality of all of our programs.