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Childhood Education, Extensions

Make the move to middle school in just two semesters of part-time study. Extend your teacher certification to Grades 7-9 English, math, or science with four technology-focused classes.

What You’ll Learn

The Childhood Education, Extensions is ideal if you’re ready to extend your teacher certification to Grades 7-9 English, math, or science in just two part-time semesters of study.

In this technology-infused program, you’ll blend practical methodology with up-to-date research to develop the skills, strategies, and expertise you need to help young adolescents excel in academics and in life.

Career Options

  • Childcare/Preschool Administrator
  • Department Chair
  • Elementary/Middle School Teacher
  • Postsecondary Instructor in Childhood Education
  • Subject Tutor

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The Master of Science in Childhood Education is accredited by the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI).

How You’ll Succeed

Upon graduation, you’ll be eligible for New York State certification as a teacher of Adolescent Education, Grades 7-12 in Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Social Studies, or English. In many instances, New York State certification can be applied towards requirements for teaching certification in other states. In addition, our graduates experience high success rates on New York State certification examinations (NYSTCE).

To further expand your employability, you also have the option to take an additional three courses to get an extension certification in Bilingual Education, or five courses for an extension in Bilingual Special Education.

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Accredited

The Master of Science in Childhood Education is accredited by the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI).

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Virtual Open House

December 06, 2020 | 11:00 am - 02:00 pm

We’ve created a custom, virtual event space to simulate our in-person events. Join us at our Virtual Open House on December 6!

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As co-founder of Rethink Urban Design, Paul Garcia (B.S. ’15) is working with local officials, neighborhoods, and civic organizations on new approaches that will help align funding and support for the redesign and regeneration of urban neighborhoods.

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