**No new applications are being accepted for this program**

 

The College of Saint Rose offers two programs in Adolescence Education, a 40-credit graduate program leading to a Master of Science in Education, and a 31-credit certification-only sequence. Our master’s program is for those holding a 4-year degree from an accredited institution in Business and Marketing. It provides the course work required for initial and professional certification in grades K-12 in New York State.

The 42-45 credits required for the degree include:

Educational Research 6-9 Credits

  • EPY 500 Educational Research (3)

(must be completed within the first 12 credits)

  • EDU 590 Integrative Research Seminar (3)

OR

  • EDU 599 *Thesis (3-6)

Thesis may be taken for three or six credits, but students who wish to stay within the 42-credit minimum should select Thesis for three credits.

Core Requirements 27 Credits

  • EDU 506 Educational Foundations (5 hours**) (3)
  • EDU 530 Middle School Education: Theory and Practice (10 hours**) (3)
  • EPY 502 Survey of Educational Psychology (3)
  • EPY 523 Adolescent Psychology and Development (3)
  • EPY 530 Measurement in the Content Areas: Assessment and Evaluation for Classroom Teachers (3)
  • SEC 515 Curriculum & Instruction in Secondary Schools (20 hours**) (3)
  • SEC 518 Literacy Improvement in the Secondary School (5 hours**) (3)
  • SED 515 Including Students with Disabilities in General Education Classrooms (3)
  • SEC 525 Methods of Teaching Business and Management in the Secondary School (3) – requires a 20-hour field experience

Non-credit Requirements 0 Credits

  • EDU 602 *Violence Prevention Workshop (0)
  • EDU 603 *Child Abuse and Abduction Prevention Workshop (0)
  • EDU 606 *HIV/AIDS and Communicable Diseases Workshop (0)
  • EPY 637 *Substance Abuse Prevention Workshop (0)

*All workshops must be completed prior to student teaching.

Student Teaching and Student Teaching Seminar 9 Credits

  • SEC 580 Student Teaching in Secondary Schools (7-9 and 10-12) (40 hours**) (6)
  • SEC 585 Student Teaching Seminar: Adolescence Education (3)

** Number of required course-embedded field experience hours

In addition, students will need to have completed general education and content area requirements prior to certification. When applying, a student’s undergraduate transcripts will be evaluated, and students will be informed of any remaining requirements.

Certification-only Program (31 credits)

For those who already hold a master’s degree (including at least 36 credit hours in one of the disciplines noted above), and for those who hold a Juris Doctor, we offer a 31-credit certification-only sequence.

The 31 credits required for the Certification-only Adolescence Education program include:

Core Requirements 22 Credits

  • EDU 506 Educational Foundations (5 hours**) (3)
  • EPY 502 Survey of Educational Psychology (3)
  • EPY 523 Adolescent Psychology and Development (3)
  • SED 515 Including Students with Disabilities in General Education Classrooms (3)
  • SEC 514 Literature for Secondary Education (1)
  • SEC 515 Curriculum & Instruction in Secondary Schools (30 hours**) (3)
  • SEC 518 Literacy Improvement in the Secondary School (5 hours**) (3)
  • SEC 525 Methods of Teaching Business and Management in the Secondary School (3) – requires a 20-hour field experience

Non-credit Requirements 0 Credits

  • EDU 602 Violence Prevention Workshop (0)
  • EDU 603 Child Abuse and Abduction Prevention Workshop (0)
  • EDU 606 HIV/AIDS and Communicable Diseases Workshop (0)
  • EPY 637 Substance Abuse Prevention Workshop (0)

Student Teaching and Student Teaching Seminar 9 Credits

  • SEC 580 Student Teaching in Secondary Schools (7-9 and 10-12) (40 hours**) (6)
  • SEC 585 Student Teaching Seminar: Adolescence Education (3)

** Number of required course-embedded field experience hours

Total Program Credits 31 Credits