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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long does it take to complete each program?
    • Undergraduate majors typically take four years; graduate programs can be completed in as little as one calendar year, including summer sessions. 
  • How do students network to find employment post graduation?
    • Many students have found employment related to student teaching opportunities. Additionally, a focus in placed on obtaining pertinent skills (i.e. interviewing) during class work.
  • Is there a deadline for admission?
    • Admission is rolling, however student are encouraged to apply early.
  • Are there scholarships available?
    • Hagedorn Fellowship

      The Hagedorn Teacher Fellowship Program provides loans for undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate academic excellence, financial need, a record of community service and a commitment to teaching in a high-needs school district.

      Upon graduation and recommendation for initial certification in one of Hofstra’s teacher education programs, Hagedorn Teacher Fellows would be eligible for forgiveness of the equivalent of one year’s loan based on each year of service in a designated high-needs school district.

      Departmental scholarship opportunities are also available, with many students considered for financial assistance just by applying to the program.
  • How can I find out more about Financial Aid?