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Learn about education and homeland security management offerings at an Open House August 6


Morgan Lyle,Assistant Director of Public Relations
LIU Riverhead

Riverhead, N.Y. - LIU Riverhead will hold an open house on Wednesday, August 6 for individuals who are interested in pursuing graduate degrees in education or homeland security management. The open house will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Long Island University Building on Suffolk County Community College's Eastern Campus in Riverhead. Prospective students can learn about admission requirements, degree programs, financial aid and scholarship opportunities.

LIU Riverhead offers master's degrees in childhood education (grades 1-6), teaching children with disabilities (grades 1-6 and grades 7-12) and literacy education (grades 1 - 6), with certification in all three areas. The University also offers the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Course Sequence (BACB® approved) for which exists many graduate education opportunities for East End teachers and those seeking a professional career change. In addition, two of Riverhead's most popular education degrees now can be completed more quickly, as the state Education Department has approved a reduction in the number of credits required to complete the M.S. in Literacy Education and the M.S. in Teaching Students with Disabilities to 31 units from 37.

Students can earn either a Master of Science degree or an Advanced Certificate in Homeland Security Management, the first of its kind registered with the New York State Education Department and among the first in the nation. These fully online programs are taught by some of the nation's top security and law enforcement officials and are designed for public safety and private security professionals as well as public officials and people with undergraduate degrees who are interested in homeland security careers.

"LIU Riverhead is located at 121 Speonk-Riverhead Road - LIU Building. For directions and information or to R.S.V.P. call (631) 287-8010, visit, or e-mail

Posted 06/16/2008

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