Teaching Literacy (B-6) and Teaching Children with Disabilities in Childhood Education, Master of Science in Education

48 Credits
The School of Education
Queens Campus, Staten Island Campus, Manhattan Campus, Oakdale Campus

Overview

The 48-credit program will provide the Master’s Degree candidates with dual certification in Literacy Birth through Grade 6 and Teaching Children with Disabilities- Childhood Special Education. It will give initially certified teachers the opportunity to enrich their classroom pedagogy with specialization in Literacy and Special Education. This dual Master’s program is designed to foster the development of skills, attitudes, and diagnostic abilities needed to improve literacy functioning and identify and remediate learning and behavior disorders.

Students will be endorsed for New York State Certification in both Literacy- Birth through Grade 6 and Teaching Children with Disabilities- Childhood Special Education upon completion of coursework, passing the comprehensive exams in each discipline, and pass the Content Specialty Tests in Literacy and Special Education.

This dual Master’s Program can enhance and diversify your employment options by making you eligible for:

  • Literacy Specialist
  • Diagnostician
  • Clinician
  • Resource Room Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Certification in Literacy and Special Education – Childhood

Contact Information

Queens campus
Kelly K. Ronayne, D.A.
Associate Dean
8000 Utopia Parkway
718-990-2304
graded@stjohns.edu

Staten Island campus
Rosette Marie Allegretti, Ed.D.
Assistant Dean
Flynn Hall, 102
718-390-4130
allegrer@stjohns.edu

Manhattan campus
Steven M Neier
Coordinator School of Education
101 Astor Place, Room 248B
212-277-5122
neiers@stjohns.edu

Oakdale Campus
Anthony J Annunziato
Associate Professor
La Salle Hall
631-218-7775
annunzia@stjohns.edu

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Courses

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Admission

Please view the School of Education Graduate Admission Application Requirements for detailed admission information.

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