The School of EducationQueens Campus, Staten Island Campus
The Master of Science program in Childhood Education (Career Change, Field Change, and Continuing) advances the knowledge and experience of graduates in teaching elementary education. The program includes a range of relevant pedagogical methods for teaching and learning and strategies for devising, implementing and assessing learning experiences for all learners.
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Please view the School of Education Graduate Admission Application Requirements for detailed admission information.
School of Education
Office of Graduate Admissions
Staten Island Campus
School of Education
Graduate Admission Information
The Continuing program is intended for students who wish to pursue a master's degree in the same academic area as his/her initial teaching certification.
Download the program planning sheet (Word).
Required Foundations Courses
Required Methods Courses (Four courses from the following)
Elective Courses (One course from the following or one other course with approval of advisor)
Required Research Methodology (Taken in last 6 credits of the program)
The Field Change program is intended for students who have received or have qualified for an initial certification in a field of education other than adolescent education.
Required Methods Courses
Required Special Education Courses
Student Teaching (Taken in last 6 credits of program)
The program will prepare graduates to:
Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental principles of childhood education.
Demonstrate knowledge of a wide range of instructional practices, approaches, methods and materials to support instruction in the classroom.
Use a variety of assessment tools and practices to learn to teach effectively.
Interpret and apply standards of professional and state organizations.
Demonstrate commitment to community issues.
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