Master of Science in Childhood Education (Additional Certification) - Alliance University


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. Hold 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)

At a Glance

Award: Master of Science
Certification: Additional
Credits: 39
School Accreditation: CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)

Career Path: For persons preparing for additional NYS certification to teach in general education grades 1-6.

Start Semester: Fall or Spring

Campus Location: Online

Application Deadlines:

Fall: August 1
Spring: December 1
Summer: April 1

Suggested Program Plan

EDG 532 Exceptional Child-3
EDG 732 Field for Exceptional-0
EDG 530 Inclusive Ed-3-
EDG 730 Field for Inclusive Ed-0
EDG 512 Character Education-3

EDG 511 Integrating Curric. Lit-3
EDG 565 Methods of Math-3
EDG 765 Field Methods Math-0
EDG 500 Educational Research-3

EDG 520 Development and Learning Theories-3
EDG 545 Literacy-3
EDG 745 Field for Literacy-0
EDG 652 Teaching ELLs and Bilingual-3

EDG 563 Methods of Social Studies-3
EDG 763 Field Social Studies-0
EDG 564 Methods of Science-3
EDG 764 Field Science-0
EDG 738 Practicum-3
EDG 739 Practicum-3
EDG 675 Comprehensive Exam-0

Admissions Contact:

Shelda Francois
MSEd Admissions Counselor
Nyack College
2 Washington Street
New York, NY, 10004
Cell: (929) 332 4352