Why Choose LIU Riverhead?
LIU Riverhead provides access and excellence in private education.
Recent baccalaureate graduates, career changers and working professionals who seek the opportunity to pursue a graduate degree in teacher education or homeland security management will benefit from the friendly atmosphere and personal service of a small college and the educational resources of one of the nation's largest universities.
LIU Riverhead's graduate courses are designed to meet the needs of students with a busy family and work life. We offer flexible course schedules in the evenings, weekends and online. You will have the option to enroll in courses as a part-time or full-time student year round with fall, winter, spring and summer semesters.
Small Class Sizes & Academic Support
At LIU Riverhead, we take pride in getting to know each and every one of our students, and providing personal and friendly service. Our class size is small, allowing students to easily communicate and to interact with their peers and with faculty members. Professors are more than instructors - they become professional mentors who provide our students with the personalized attention that is the hallmark of a private graduate education.
Excellence in the Classroom
The Teacher Education Programs, which are accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, provide specialties in childhood education, literacy education and teaching students with disabilities. Upon graduation, you will be eligible for teaching certification from New York State. Our instructors are experienced professionals in the education field and are committed to your success. Alumni with graduate degrees from Long Island University are welcomed by school districts throughout the New York region and beyond.
A master's degree or advanced certificate from the Homeland Security and Terrorism Institute (HSTI) enables security, law enforcement and public safety professionals to advance in their careers, and to play important roles in the protection of their communities and their nation. HSTI offers a rare opportunity to interact with and learn from some of the most accomplished individuals in the homeland security field.