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Childhood & Adolescent Education, M.S.T.

Application Deadline

Rolling admission

Next start date

January 23, 2017

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Turn your passion into a teaching career. If you hold a bachelor’s degree and would like to become a classroom teacher, the initial teaching certification program prepares you with the skills to channel your interests or past degree into a career in education.

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What you will study: 

As a student in this program, you learn how to create meaningful, culturally relevant literacy experiences for all learners. This program provides opportunities to tutor in urban, suburban, and rural schools, allowing you to develop proficiency in planning, assessment, and diagnosis. Learn to engage readers and acknowledge the needs of resistance readers and writers.

  • EDU 514 - The Education of Diverse Populations, credit: 3
  • CED 530 - Teaching Mathematics Grades 1-6, credit: 3
  • CED 542 - Integrated Methods: Language Arts, credit: 3
  • CED 543 - Field Experience A: Small Group, credit: 3

Read full curriculum in the 2016-2017 1-6 or 7-12 Graduate Catalog.

I found a lot of my passion when I got into the education program at Oswego. I saw the impact I had on [the students] just as a practicum teacher – seeing what they were doing and what they were capable of and how far I could take them in one year.
Heather Lynch, M'13

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Learning outcomes: 

SUNY Oswego is dedicated to preparing knowledgeable and committed teachers with strong commitments to equity and diversity, critical thinking, social responsibility, and critical reflection. Following completion of the program, candidates are eligible for New York State Initial Teaching certification.

Admission Requirements: 
Official transcript
GRE scores (if GPA is lower than 2.7)
Program advisement meeting
Education essay
Purpose statement
Two letters of recommendation
Application fee