The Master of Science for Teachers (MST) adolescence education 7-12 initial certification program is designed for individuals with a baccalaureate degree in biology, chemistry, earth science, English, French, German, mathematics, physics, Spanish or social studies who have the desire to teach in their content area. Completion of this degree, successfully passing the New York State Teacher's Exams, the required teaching experience, and fulfillment the NYSED requirements will qualify candidates to receive a New York State initial and professional teaching certificate in your content area.
To verify that you meet the requirements to apply to this program please contact the Curriculum and Instruction Department in the School of Education to arrange an advisement meeting (see www.highered.nysed.gov/tcert/).
Program requirements are officially described in the current SUNY Oswego Graduate Catalog, which can be obtained by contacting the Graduate Studies Office (315.312.3152, 601 Culkin Hall, SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY 13126).
For further information contact Dr. Marcia Burrell, Associate Chair for Program Coordination and Assessment , Curriculum & Instruction Department, 214 Hewitt Union, SUNY Oswego, Oswego NY 13126, 315.312.4061.