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M.S. in Teaching & Curriculum (TC1)

(as of 03/15/2006)

Program Options/Extensions:
In addition to taking the core program outlined below, students may want to consider supplementing their program to achieve other goals and pursue additional certification. Each option enhancement has specific prerequisites and/or course requirements in addition to the requirements for the TC1 base program.

Additional Options & Certifications
  • Advanced Certificate in Online Teaching [OT1] (3+ Additional Credits)
  • Additional Advanced Certificate in Digitally-Rich Teaching in K-12 Schools [OT3] (3+ Additional Credits)
  • Additional Advanced Certificate in Urban Teaching and Leadership [UT1] (0+ Additional Credits)


Primary program course requirements

The primary program includes a total of 30 credits. The detailed TC1 Program of Study Form shows the additional requirements for the program option(s)/extension(s). When you meet with your advisor, you will complete a detailed TC1 Program of Study Form.


Entry Level Courses   

Up to 10 credits in graduate-level coursework in education or related fields to be transferred in or completed at the Warner School prior to matriculating into the Master’s degree program if approved by the faculty advisor.

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

Specialization Courses   

Select two courses or independent studies relevant to your own area of specialization (English, mathematics, science, social studies, school reform, inclusion, innovations in education, etc.).

Electives   

Choose electives for a total of 18 credits
 

Notes:

By choosing specialization courses and electives appropriately, students can reduce the number of additional credits required to complete an optional Advanced Certificate as an enhancement to this degree. If interested, be sure to discuss options with your advisor early in your program. Please note, though, that field experiences and other internships (identified by a course number starting with EDF) are not counted as coursework by New York State, and therefore cannot be counted as electives.

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.

  • B.A. or B.S. Degree
  • Master's Essay or Thesis
  • Program of Study Signature - Advisor
  • Program of Study Signature - Associate Dean
  • Program of Study Signature - Program Chair