Why Choose LIU Post?
GRADUATE EDUCATION TAILORED TO FIT YOUR NEEDS
Earning a graduate degree from LIU Post is an exceptional educational experience. You will interact closely with professors who are experts in their subjects as well as master educators. New discoveries await you as you conduct research that expands your own understanding and capabilities, while adding to the body of knowledge in your field. In many disciplines, students collaborate on teams where individual perspectives and talents benefit the entire group. As you progress toward your degree and realize your full potential, you will enhance your professional outlook and build a network of friends and associates.
Most LIU Post graduate classes meet in the late afternoon and evening, with some courses offered on weekends. Or you can choose a year-round schedule, including three six-week summer sessions and one-week graduate institutes. Whether you undertake a full-time course load or balance your studies with a busy professional and family life, you will find options that work for you. Ample free parking, round-the-clock professional security and an assortment of on-campus cafeterias and grab-and-go convenience food make life easier for busy graduate students.
LIU Post students enjoy access to extraordinary educational and cultural resources including the 3-million-volume B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library; Long Island’s premier concert venue, LIU Tilles Center for the Performing Arts (discounted admission for students); the celebrated Hillwood Art Museum; plays, concerts and dance productions by LIU Post’s own student and faculty performing groups; the world-class gym and fitness facility, the Pratt Recreation Center; lectures and panel discussions on current events, culture, history and science -- all on a 307-acre campus in north-central Nassau County that is considered one of the New York metro area’s most beautiful academic settings.
SMALL CLASS SIZES & ACADEMIC SUPPORT
Central to our success is our commitment to small classes and personal education. The average graduate class is just 15 students, and the overall student-to-faculty ratio is a low 12:1. LIU Post professors are more than instructors -- they become professional mentors who teach with the dedication and commitment that are the hallmarks of private graduate education.
Graduate students and alumni have a wide array of career-building tools available at LIU Post’s award-winning career services and cooperative education center. The LIU Post Alumni Association offers a valuable and enjoyable way to network with classmates and the thousands of LIU Post alumni in influential positions throughout the world.
EXCELLENCE IN THE CLASSROOM
LIU Post master’s degrees, doctorates and advanced certificates have earned accreditation by some of the most selective organizations in higher education, including AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business; the Teacher Education Accreditation Council; Council for Social Work Education; the American Library Association and the American Psychological Association. LIU Post professors are accomplished scholars, researchers and authors who hold the highest degrees in their fields. Alumni with graduate degrees from LIU Post are welcomed by the best employers throughout the New York region and beyond.