LIU Riverhead is a private institution of higher learning offering unique and distinguished programs with local and international appeal. The University provides a diverse mix of undergraduate and graduate degrees and attracts students from as close by as Montauk, Long Island and as far away as Dubai.
We offer traditional bachelor’s and master’s programs in the field of education. Accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, our education programs are highly regarded by local school districts. Courses are taught by caring and experienced faculty. Graduate degree specialties include childhood education, literacy education, and teaching students with disabilities. Through a unique partnership with Suffolk County Community College, LIU Riverhead offers two landmark upper-division bachelor’s degree programs – the Bachelor of Science in Childhood Education and the Bachelor of Arts in Communications Studies – New Media.
The Homeland Security and Terrorism Institute at LIU Riverhead was designated by an Act of Congress as a U.S. Department of Homeland Security National Transportation Security Center of Excellence. Designed for professionals by professionals, the Institute offers the Master of Science degree and the Advanced Certificate in Homeland Security Management as well as the Advanced Certificate in Cyber Security Policy. The programs, which are delivered entirely online, maintain an outstanding reputation and access to the highest levels of the United States Department of Homeland Security as well as research opportunities for students and faculty in the field. We are the only degree program to be designated as a DHS Center of Excellence.
Whether you are a busy professional balancing work and family, a recent college graduate, or a student ready for the challenge of earning your first degree, our convenient class times and flexible schedules allow you to pursue your education without compromising your commitments outside of school. Extensive financial aid and scholarships are available. Small class sizes and comprehensive academic advising ensure that each student is given the direction and guidance needed for a successful academic experience that will help them make transformative changes in their lives and careers.
LIU Riverhead is located on Suffolk County Community College’s Eastern Campus in Riverhead, New York.