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Roberts Wesleyan College is a member in good standing of the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP), a national accrediting organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The programs listed below have been awarded full accreditation by AAQEP through June 30, 2029. Full accreditation acknowledges that a program prepares effective educators who continue to grow as professionals and has demonstrated the commitment and capacity to maintain quality.

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AAQEP-Accredited Programs at Roberts Wesleyan College

Undergraduate Level:

  • Bachelor of Science, Early Childhood and Special Education (Birth-Grade 2)
  • Bachelor of Science, Childhood and Special Education (Grades 1-6)
  • Bachelor of Science, Adolescence Education (Grades 7-12), with option to add Grades 5-6 Extension
  • Bachelor of Science, Adolescence and Special Education (Grades 7-12)
  • Bachelor of Science, Education (Students with Disabilities-Generalist, 7-12)
  • Bachelor of Science, English to Speakers of Other Languages (Grades Pre-K-12)
  • Bachelor of Science, Music Education (Grades Pre-K-12)
  • Bachelor of Science, Physical Education (Grades Pre-K-12)
  • Bachelor of Science, Visual Art Education (Grades Pre-K-12)

Graduate Level:

  • Master of Education, Early Childhood and Special Education (Birth-Grade 2)
  • Master of Education, Childhood and Special Education (Grades 1-6)
  • Master of Education, Adolescence and Special Education (Grades 7-12)
  • Master of Education, Special Education (Birth-Grade 2, Grades 1-6, or Grades 7-12), with option to add Multiple and Severe Disabilities Extension
  • Master of Education, Literacy Education (Birth-Grade 6 or Grades 5-12)
  • Advanced Certificate, English to Speakers of Other Languages (Grades Pre-K-12)

Related Majors

Adolescence and Special Education, M.Ed. - Prepare for New York State teaching certification and earn a Masters in Adolescence Education, as well as a Masters in Adolescence Special Education (Grades 7-12) in an affordable and flexible dual certification program developed for time constrained adults.
Adolescence Education & Students with Disabilities 7-12 Generalist - Thinking about becoming a Secondary Education Major? Our Adolescence Education program leads to initial certification in the major for grades 7-12 with an extension for grades 5-6.
Adolescence Education Biology - The Adolescence Education Biology program prepares students to apply for New York State teaching certification in Biology en route to becoming a Biology teacher.
Adolescence Education Chemistry - Students completing the Adolescence Education Chemistry program are prepared to apply for New York State teaching certification in Chemistry en route to becoming a Chemistry teacher.
Adolescence Education English - Want to teach English? The Adolescence Education English major is designed specifically for students looking to become an English teacher at the junior high/high school level.
Adolescence Education Math - The Adolescence Education Math program prepares students to apply for New York State teaching certification in Mathematics for grades 7-12 en route to help them become a math teacher.
Adolescence Education Physics - The Adolescence Education Physics program prepares students to apply for New York State teaching certification in Physics for grades 7-12 en route to help them become a Physics teacher.
Adolescence Education Social Studies - Become a Social Studies Teacher through our Adolescent Education Social Studies program and change the lives of future generations.
Art Education - Become an Art Teacher. This degree will prepare students for New York State certification in Visual Art Education for kindergarten through grade 12.
Childhood and Special Education, M.Ed. - Prepare for New York State teaching certification and earn a Masters in Childhood Education, as well as a Masters in Childhood Special Education (Grades 1-6) in an affordable and flexible dual certification program developed for time constrained adults.
Childhood/Students With Disabilities & Special Education - This undergraduate major will lead to both Childhood Education and Special Education Certification (grades 1-6), greatly enhancing a graduate’s ability to be employed in related fields.
Early Childhood and Special Education, M.Ed. - Prepare for New York State teaching certification and earn a Masters in Early Childhood Education, as well as a Masters in Early Childhood Special Education (Grades birth - 2) in an affordable and flexible dual certification program developed for time-constrained adults.
Early Childhood/Students With Disabilities & Special Education - This undergraduate major will lead to both Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education Certification (birth to grade 2), greatly enhancing a graduate’s ability to be employed in related fields.
Literacy Education, M.Ed. - Build on your existing certification as you take advantage of the growing demand for literacy specialists, with a Literacy Education, M.Ed. from Roberts Wesleyan College.
Music Education - Successful completion of the Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education can help you on your way to becoming a music teacher, and teach music in a K-12 setting.
Nursing Education, M.S. - The Master's in Nursing Education is based on nursing science with a focus on advancing clinical and evidence-based teaching skills needed to work in college, university, and clinical settings. Working RN's can complete this degree in just 20 months, 1 night a week or 100% online!
Pathway to Teaching, B.S. - Our Pathway to Teaching is an accelerated teaching degree program that can help you earn your bachelor's degree in teacher education in as few as 21 months in Rochester, NY.
Physical Education - The Physical Education major provides opportunities and experiences for students who are interested in teaching physical education with their physical education degree.
Special Education, M.Ed. - Interested in a Masters in Special Education? Build on your existing certification to become a highly qualified teacher of students with disabilities, with a Special Education M.Ed. from Roberts Wesleyan College.
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