ETP: Educational Theory and Practice MS

Degree Level: MS

Department: Educational Theory & Practice

School or College: School of Education


 Social Studies, English, Chinese, French, Spanish, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, or Physics

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Required Credentials




Supplemental Documents

All Schools Attended


(See Special Notes)

Statement of Goals

 Verification of Initial NYS certificate in content area




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Special Notes:

This program is not available to international applicants. Academic background in the content area equivalent to an undergraduate major or concentration and a 3.0 GPA overall and in content area are required.  Please check with the department to see if applications are being accepted after the published deadline date.  Students are required to take at least 15 graduate credits in the Educational Theory and Practice Department. The test score requirement is for application Fall 2016 and forward. The department will also accept the following exams in lieu of GRE: edTPA, GMAT, Miller's Analogies, or Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators. Please contact the Pathways Into Education Center (518-442-3529) with questions regarding the entrance exam requirement.

Please note: This program is licensure qualifying. Students who have previously been convicted of a felony are advised that their prior criminal history may impede their ability to complete the requirements of certain academic programs and/or to meet licensure requirements for certain professions.  If applicants have concerns about this matter please contact the Dean’s Office of the intended academic program.

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