Middle Childhood and Adolescence Education (Grades 5-12), M.S.Ed.

New York State
Intermediate/Senior — Ontario

For individuals who are not certified teachers, this 39 credit-hour program leads to initial certification in middle childhood and adolescence education, grades 5-12.

Prerequisites

In addition to the requirements described elsewhere, admitted candidates must hold a baccalaureate degree with a required major or equivalent study in one subject area (or if Canadian candidate, sufficient concentration of studies to teach in two specific subject areas aligned with Ontario curricula), and one course in a language other than English. Content areas include business education, English language arts, international languages (French, Spanish, Italian, Mandarin, Arabic), mathematics and social studies.

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 539 Characteristics of Students with 3
EDU 577 Content Literacy Methods 3
EDU 760 Methods Sec Soc Sci General (content specific) 3
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 Credits15
Third Semester
Select one of the following: 6
Student Teaching in the Secondary  
Student Teaching in the Secondary  
Student Teaching in the Secondary  
Student Teaching in the Secondary  
Student Teaching in the Secondary  
Student Teaching in the Secondary  
EDU 790 Professional Seminar in Secondary 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 577 Content Literacy Methods 3
 Credits6
Fifth Semester
EDU 760 Methods Sec Soc Sci General (content specific) 3
Select one of the following: 3
Special Methods of Teaching in the  
Special Methods of Teaching in the  
Special Methods of Teaching in the  
Special Methods of Teaching in the  
Special Methods of Teaching in the  
Special Methods of Teaching in the  
 Credits6
Sixth Semester
Full-Time  
Select one of the following: 6
Student Teaching in the Secondary  
Student Teaching in the Secondary  
Student Teaching in the Secondary  
Student Teaching in the Secondary  
Student Teaching in the Secondary  
Student Teaching in the Secondary  
EDU 790 Professional Seminar in Secondary 3
 Credits9
 Total Credits39