Master of Science for Teachers (M.S.T.)

To receive the Master of Science for Teachers (M.S.T.) leading to New York state certification, students will complete a 46-credit program in adolescent education or a 48-credit program in childhood education or a 52-credit program in adolescent special education.

Requirements for completing the courses in the M.S.T. degree programs will include:

  1. texts/readings using original sources;
  2. written work that will emphasize research, model programs, etc.;
  3. requirements that include developing model programs, restructuring curriculum, reorganizing a class/school and
  4. in-depth readings of future studies with additional original ideas.

Inclusive Childhood and Special Education (Grades 1-6)

The applicant must have a liberal arts concentration of 30 credit hours, including a minimum of six credit hours in each of the following: mathematics, science and social studies (economics, geography, history, politics, psychology, science and sociology).

Professional Education Requirements
EDG 500Inquiry Into Foundations of Education3
EDG 505Found Hum Dev & Lrn in Cultural Contexts3
EDG 515Introduction to Special Edu Perspective3
EDG 520Child Abuse Workshop/SAVE Violence Prev0
EDG 522Dignity for All Student Act (dasa) Training for Teacher Certification0
EDG 523Autism Spectrum Disorder Training for Teacher Certification0
EDG 525Assess: Pract/Legalities Stud W/Disabil3
EDG 535Literacy Theories & Practices3
EDG 545Plan,Assessing,Managing Inclus Classrm3
EDG 555Adv Literacy Theories/Practice Inclus Cl3
EDG 565Home,School and Community Collaboration3
EDG 575Strategy&Technology for Inclusive Clsrm3
EDG 576Managing Environ for Stu W/Disabilities3
EDG 586Instructional Technolgy for the Inclusive Classroom3
EDG 651Supervised Preservice Tch Grades 1-64.5
EDG 652Supervised Preserv Tch/Grd 1-6/Disabil4.5
EDG 653Preservice Clinical Seminar3
EDG 695Graduate Research Seminar3
Total Credit Hours48

Adolescent Education (Grades 7-12)

The applicant must have a bachelors degree or a minimum of 30 credits of college-level course work in the content area in which certification is sought. The college-level course work should reflect background knowledge to support the courses taught in the secondary schools.

Professional Education Requirements
EDG 500Inquiry Into Foundations of Education3
EDG 505Found Hum Dev & Lrn in Cultural Contexts3
EDG 515Introduction to Special Edu Perspective3
EDG 520Child Abuse Workshop/SAVE Violence Prev0
EDG 522Dignity for All Student Act (dasa) Training for Teacher Certification0
EDG 523Autism Spectrum Disorder Training for Teacher Certification0
EDG 530Multicultur Literacy Methods - Secondary3
EDG 545Plan,Assessing,Managing Inclus Classrm3
EDG 550Teach/Adapt Curric Content Specialists3
EDG 560Literacy Development Across Curriculum3
EDG 565Home,School and Community Collaboration3
EDG 570Adolescent Strategies and Technology4
EDG 580Pedagogical Content Knowledge3
EDG 653Preservice Clinical Seminar3
EDG 654Superv Preservice Teaching Grades 7-94.5
EDG 656Superv Preservice Teaching Grades 10-124.5
EDG 695Graduate Research Seminar3
Total Credit Hours46

Inclusive Adolescent Education and Special Education (Grades 7-12)

The applicant must have a bachelors degree or a minimum of 30 credits of college-level course work in the content area in which certification is sought. The college-level course work should reflect background knowledge to support the courses taught in the secondary schools.

Professional Education Requirements
EDG 500Inquiry Into Foundations of Education3
EDG 505Found Hum Dev & Lrn in Cultural Contexts3
EDG 515Introduction to Special Edu Perspective3
EDG 520Child Abuse Workshop/SAVE Violence Prev0
EDG 522Dignity for All Student Act (dasa) Training for Teacher Certification0
EDG 523Autism Spectrum Disorder Training for Teacher Certification0
EDG 525Assess: Pract/Legalities Stud W/Disabil3
EDG 530Multicultur Literacy Methods - Secondary3
EDG 545Plan,Assessing,Managing Inclus Classrm3
EDG 550Teach/Adapt Curric Content Specialists3
EDG 560Literacy Development Across Curriculum3
EDG 562Transition Planning & Collaboration3
EDG 565Home,School and Community Collaboration3
EDG 570Adolescent Strategies and Technology4
EDG 580Pedagogical Content Knowledge3
EDG 653Preservice Clinical Seminar3
EDG 654Superv Preservice Teaching Grades 7-94.5
or EDG 656 Superv Preservice Teaching Grades 10-12
EDG 657Supv Preserv Teach Adolesc Spec Ed 7-124.5
EDG 695Graduate Research Seminar3
Total Credit Hours52