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Adolescence and Special Education, M.Ed.

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Prepare for New York State teaching certification and earn a Master of Education degree in Adolescence and Special Education (Grades 7-12) in an affordable and flexible dual certification program developed for time-constrained adults.

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Jack West
Assistant Director of Recruiting and Admissions

Thanks for your interest in Roberts! I can help answer any questions you have about the program and the admissions process. Feel free to schedule an appointment with me below or call or text me at 585.454.9597.

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Program Details

Standard Completion Time 
16 months full-time, 28 months part-time | Hybrid

Program Credits 

Cost Per Credit 


Start Terms

  • August 29, 2022
    Hybrid only
  • January 17, 2023
    Hybrid only

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Program Highlights

  • Interview prep with local principals and superintendents

  • Coaching through the certification process

  • Review sessions for certification exams

  • Teacher Immersion Fellowship Program (paid work in schools while enrolled)

  • Focus on connecting theory and practice

  • Certification exam pass rates consistently above NYS average

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  • Biology
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  • English
  • French
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Social Studies
  • Spanish


  • Rochester City School District
  • Charter Schools
  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools

Alumni Making A Difference

Cory Gross

Cory Gross ’13

9th Grade Global Teacher, Rochester Career Mentor Charter School

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Adult and Graduate Admissions - 585.594.6600 | 800.777.4792 (toll free) - AGE-Admissions@roberts.edu