The M.S. in Childhood Education program requires a minimum of 46 credit hours of graduate study. Students must complete all the course work listed in the Degree Requirements section, achieve a grade of B- or higher for all graduate education courses and earn an overall G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher.
||Advanced Technology and Curriculum
||Foundations of Education
||Educational Psychology and Human Development
EDU 505A or EDU 505B
Fieldwork Experience I*Fieldwork Experience II*
||Introduction to Special Education
||Methods and Materials of Teaching Reading/Writing
||Methods of Teaching Social Studies and Language Arts
||Methods of Teaching Mathematics and Science
||Elective in Early Childhood, Literacy or Special Education
*100 hours of Field Experience is required prior to Student Teaching.
Additional Program Requirements
Upon application to the M.S. in Childhood Education degree program, candidates’ undergraduate transcripts will be evaluated for appropriate liberal arts and sciences course work required under New York State regulations. Teacher education candidates who have been admitted will receive an evaluation with the results of this transcript review. Any deficient course work must be completed prior to the final student teaching semester.
New York State Teacher Certification Requirements