Childhood Special Education (Additional Certification)


 
Goals:

The Graduate Division of the School of Education is committed to prepare candidates with practiced, research-based methodology that is character based, integrating the historical evangelical Christian tradition of the college, so they are ready to enter the inclusive classroom. To fulfill these values, the unit is committed to the preparation of professional educators who are capable of working effectively with diverse populations in a constantly changing global community.

Coursework Prerequisites:

1. A valid NY State teaching license

2. 6 credits or more of Historical & Social Science Concepts (with grades of at least C)

3. 6 credits or more of Scientific Processes (with grades of at least C)

4. 6 credits or more of Mathematical Processes (with grades of at least C)Program Prerequisites:

Application Deadlines: 

Fall: July 15
Spring: November 30
Summer: April 1

Suggested Program Plan

SEMESTER I: Fall

EDG 500-Educational Research............... 3

EDG 530 Inclusive Classroom.................3

EDG 730-Field for Inclusive Classroom... 0

EDG 532-Exceptional Child.................... 3

EDG 732-Field for Exceptional Child........ 0

SEMESTER II: Spring

EDG 533-High Incidence Disabilities...... 3

EDG 733-Field for High Inc. Disab......... 0

EDG 534-Autism/Low Inc. Disab........... 3

EDG 734-Field for Autism/Low Inc........ 0

*EDG 545-Literacy.................................. 3

*EDG 745-Field for Literacy................... 0

SEMESTER III: Summer

EDG 512-Character Education................ 3

*EDG 652-Tching ELLs and Biling. Stu. 3

SEMESTER IV: Fall

EDG 536-Special Ed Behavior Mngmt.... 3

EDG 736-Field for Behavior Mngmt....... 0

EDG 654-Assessment Eval IEP............... 3

EDG 738-Special Ed Practicum: Lower... 3
EDG 739-Special Ed Practicum: Upper... 3

*Required for those holding an initial certification other than Childhood Ed.

Admissions Contact:

Joseph Kim
MSEd Admission Counselor
Nyack College
1 South Boulevard
Nyack, NY 10960
Ph: 845-675-4400 ext: 4466
Cell: 845 260 1103

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PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

 Award: Master of Science

Certification: Additional
Credits: 30-36
School Accreditation: NCATE
Career Path: For persons preparing for additional NYS certification to teach special education grades 1-6.
Start Semester: Fall or Spring
Campus Location: Rockland or Online