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

First Semester M-T

EDAD 598

Professional Seminar

0

EDAD 502

Foundations of Adolescent Literacy

3

EDU 505

Foundations of Education

3

EDAD 534

Assessment of Student Learning (Field Experience 50 hours)

3

EDAD 535

Learning and Human Development: Adolescence

3

Second Semester M-T

SPE 536

Differentiating Instruction for Diverse Adolescent Learners

3

EDAD 572

Pedagogical Strategies and Methods (Field Experience 50 hours)

3

EDAD 573

Applied Content Literacies and Methods (Field Experience 50 hours)*

3

 

 *There will be an Applied English Literacies and Methods, Applied Math Literacies and Methods, etc.

EDAD 616

Research Methods

3

Third Semester M-F

EDAD 593

Student Teaching*

9

EDAD 594

Student Teaching Seminar*

0

EDAD 595

Child Abuse Seminar*

0

EDAD 596

Prevention of School Violence Seminar*  

0

 

*These four courses must be registered together during the same semester and occur during student teaching. During this time you will complete five full days a week of student teaching in the classroom with accompanying seminars.

Total Credit Hours for Initial Certification and Master of Science in Education (MSED)

33

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
Total Credit Hours for Business and Marketing Education candidates 39
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
EMC 552 Human Growth & Development: Middle Childhood 3
EMC 553 Cognition, Learning & Assessment: Middle Childhood 3

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