The School of EducationQueens Campus, Long Island Graduate Center
The Master of Science programs in Adolescent Education (Career Change) enable prospective teachers to acquire the skills they need in such areas as language acquisition and literacy, curriculum development, instructional planning, multiple research-validated instructional strategies, content area knowledge, the uses of technology, and the history, philosophy, and role of education.
Please note that the full degree cannot be taken at the Long Island Graduate Center and at least one course must be taken at our Queens campus.
Graduates of our program have:
Please view the School of Education Graduate Admission Application Requirements for detailed admission information.
Required Special Education Course
Required Methods Courses
Required Research Methodology (Taken in last 6 credits of the program)
Student Teaching (Taken in last 6 credits of program)
The programs will prepare graduates to:
Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental principles of language acquisition and literacy by native English speakers and students who are English language learners (ELLs).
Demonstrate knowledge of curriculum development and instructional planning including, but not limited to, those identified by the national standards in the student’s content area.
Demonstrate ability to utilize multiple research-validated strategies
Demonstrate a wide breadth and depth of knowledge in one’s content area.
Demonstrate understanding of the history, philosophy, and role of education.
Demonstrate the Vincentian value of service.
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