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  Jan 22, 2018
2007-2008 Graduate Studies Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Middle Childhood Extension (Grades 5-6), C.A.S.

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Associate Professor Stacki, Graduate Program Director, (516) 463-5783,

This advanced certificate program for middle childhood education is designed for graduate students who have New York state initial or professional teacher certification in grades 7-12.  This program extends the certification into grades 5-6.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must be in the process of completing or currently possess initial or professional certification in adolescence education (grades 7-12). Submit a completed application from obtained form the Office of Graduate Admissions; possess a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher in all graduate course work; interview with the Middle Childhood Education Program Director.

The program leads to an extension of certification into grades 5 and 6 for the subject area of the original certification. These areas include English, mathematics, social studies and science (biology, chemistry, earth science, or physics).

Students who hold provisional rather than initial certification are required to demonstrate completion of 6 s.h. elective credit, of which 3 s.h. must be in the teaching of literature/language arts. Program director must approve electives.

Program Requirements - Semester Hours: 6

Graduation Requirements

  1. A minimum GPA of 3.0 in overall graduate work.
  2. All course work taken in satisfaction of this certificate must have been taken within a five-year period.

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