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M.S. in Adolescence Education: English (for current teachers) (SE2)

(as of 02/01/2015)


This program leads to the following NYS Certifications:
Professional teaching certification in the original area of certification
Teaching in Adolescence Education (grades 7-12), specialist in English (initial + professional)

Course requirements

This program includes a total of 32 credits. When you meet with your advisor, you will complete a detailed SE2 Program of Study Form.


Masters' Core
ED406 Master's Research Methods
EDU442 Race, Class, Gender, and Disability in American Education
or ED404 Teaching, Curriculum, and Change

Specialization Courses
EDU431 Theory and Practice in Teaching and Learning English
EDU443 Implementing Innovation in English Education
ED409 Language and Literacy in Education
EDU481 Integrating English and Technology

Transferred for all secondary teachers
ED415 Adolescent Development and Youth Culture (ages 10 to 20)

Electives

Choose electives for a total of 9 credits.

Internships
EDF416E Field Experiences in Secondary Schools (English)
or EDF417E Field Experiences in Inclusive Secondary School Settings (English)


Other Requirements:

In addition to the coursework indicated above, in order to graduate and to receive the certification(s)/licensure (if any) you are seeking this program has additional requirements. Please note that in some cases, while our program will provide you with all the academic experiences required for the certification you seek, there may be some additional requirements that you will have to complete independently and outside of our program in order to be granted that certification/licensure (ex: completing a certain number of years of mentored experiences). When that is the case, we have listed these requirements but also indicated that they are not a graduation requirement.

  • Initial Teaching Certification in Any specialization
  • Master's Essay or Thesis
  • Dignity for All Students (DASA) Training in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying, & Discrimination Prevention and Intervention
  • NYS Exam - Content Specialty Test (CST) for each area of specialization sought
  • Initiate NY State Teacher certification process with the Warner School Certification Officer
  • 3 Years of Teaching Experience with the First One Conducted in a Mentored Situation (NOT a graduation requirement but needed before applying for professional certification)
  • Content Prerequisite 30 credits of coursework in English Language Arts (attach a completed Admissions Transcript Review Form or fill in the table below)