Early Childhood and Childhood Education, M.S.Ed. (Birth-Grade 6)

Birth–grade 6 – New York State
Primary/Junior – Ontario

For individuals who are not certified teachers, this 39 credit-hour program leads to initial certification in early childhood and childhood education, birth-grade 6.

Prerequisites

In addition to the requirements described elsewhere, admitted candidates must hold a baccalaureate degree with required content core and liberal arts and science study including English/language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, and a language other than English.

Schedule of Courses

The program may be completed in a full time or part time format as described below.

Full-Time Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
EDU 523 Foundations of Education 3
EDU 530 Manage the Cultural Resp Class 3
EDU 536 Human Learn, Dev & Motivation 3
EDU 571 Foundations of Literacy Instruction 3
EDU 595 Introduction to Educational Research 3
 Credits15
Second Semester
EDU 505 Measurement and Evaluation in Education 3
EDU 529 Methods Elm/Incl: STEM 3
EDU 539 Characteristics of Students with 3
EDU 576 Integrating Language Arts in the 3
EDU 767 Elementary Method Soc/Art (10 Day Pr) 3
 Credits15
Third Semester
EDU 787 Student Teaching in the Elementary 6
EDU 791 Professional Seminar in Elementary 3
 Credits9
 Total Credits39

Part-Time Schedule

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterCredits
EDU 523 Foundations of Education 3
EDU 536 Human Learn, Dev & Motivation 3
 Credits6
Second Semester
EDU 539 Characteristics of Students with 3
EDU 571 Foundations of Literacy Instruction 3
 Credits6
Third Semester
EDU 595 Introduction to Educational Research 3
EDU 530 Manage the Cultural Resp Class 3
 Credits6
Fourth Semester
EDU 505 Measurement and Evaluation in Education 3
EDU 576 Integrating Language Arts in the 3
 Credits6
Fifth Semester
EDU 529 Methods Elm/Incl: STEM 3
EDU 767 Elementary Method Soc/Art (10 Day Pr) 3
 Credits6
Sixth Semester
Full-Time  
EDU 787 Student Teaching in the Elementary 6
EDU 791 Professional Seminar in Elementary 3
 Credits9
 Total Credits39