Master of Science
Adolescence Education

Master of Science<br>Adolescence Education

Required Courses for Certification in Adolescence Education (Gr 7-12)

 
 

The following courses are required of all candidates:

Course
Title
Credits

EDAD 598

Professional Seminar

0

EDAD 502

Foundations of Adolescent Literacy

3

EDAD 534

Assessment of Student Learning 

3

EDU 505

Foundations of Education

3

EDAD 595

Child Abuse Seminar

0

EDAD 596

Prevention of School Violence Seminar

0

EDAD 535

Learning & Human Development:  Adolescence 3

SPE 536

Differentiating Instruction for Diverse Adolescent Learners

3

EDAD 572

Pedagogical Strategies and Methods 

3

EDAD 573

Applied Content Literacies and Methods 

3

 EDAD 593

 Student Teaching

9

EDAD 594

Student Teaching Seminar

0

EDU 597

Dignity for All Students (DASA) Seminar 0

Total

 

30

*Program includes 100-150 hours of field experience in the US prior to student teaching.

Required Courses for Business and Marketing Education Candidates

Course Title                                                                                                          Course Hours
EMC 552 Human Growth & Development: Middle Childhood 3
EMC 553 Cognition, Learning & Assessment: Middle Childhood 3
The above courses are optional for students wishing to obtain the Middle Childhood Extension to teach grades 7-9.

New York State Teacher Certification Examinations Required

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For Professional Certification, candidates must complete the master's degree within five years of certification and teach for three years. 

Additional Courses for Master of Science in Adolescence Education

 Optional: Middle Childhood Extension for Grades 5-6:

Course Title                                                                                                          Course Hours
EDAD 616 Research Methods 3
Total Credit Hours for Initial Certification and Master of Science in Education (MSED) 33-39

 

Note: Ontario Candidates must complete a criminal record check prior to starting the field experience in Ontario schools.