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. 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: NCATE

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

Start Semester: Fall or Spring

Campus Location: Rockland or online

Application Deadlines:

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

Suggested Program Plan

(Fall)
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

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

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

(Fall)
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 766 Practicum-3
EDG 767 Practicum-3
EDG 675 Comprehensive Exam-0

Admissions Contact:

Toria Seetaram
MSEd Admission Counselor
Nyack College
1 South Boulevard
Nyack, NY 10960
Ph: 845-770-5708
Cell: 845 260 1103