General Educational Studies MS

This program is the most flexible program for obtaining Professional Certification for teachers with Initial certification as content-area specialists in middle childhood education (grades 5-9) or adolescence education (grades 7-12); they may include the required 12 credits of content area courses (Arts & Sciences courses in their subject area) as part of the General Education degree. Please call 518-442-3529 for eligibility.

This program is NOT a registered certification program with the NYS Education Department. Teachers with initial certification who take this program for professional certification are required to go through the individual transcript review process at the New York State Education Department after completion of the program.

Degree Level: MS

Department: Educational Theory & Practice

School or College: School of Education

Required Credentials: Transcripts, 3 Letters of recommendation (At least two letters of academic recommendation from Professors), Statement of background and Goals, Copy of teaching certificate if applicable

Application Deadline for Fall Admission and Assistantship Consideration: Not available
Application Deadline for Fall Admission without Assistantship Consideration: May 2

Application Deadline for Spring Admission and Assistantship Consideration: Not available
Application Deadline for Spring Admission without Assistantship Consideration: November 1

Application Deadline for Summer Admission and Assistantship Consideration: Not available
Application Deadline for Summer Admission without Assistantship Consideration: May 2

Special Notes:

Degree can be used for NY State Professional Certification for some secondary content areas. Please call 518-442-3529 for eligibility. Please check with the department to see if applications are being accepted after the published deadline date.

Grad Bulletin URL:

http://www.albany.edu/graduatebulletin/general_educational_studies_master.htm

Departmental Website:

http://www.albany.edu/etap/masters-programs.php