Adolescence and Special Education, M.Ed.

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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Program Details

Standard Completion Time 
16 months | Hybrid

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    Program Highlights

    • Work-friendly schedule (evening and online classes with full/part-time options)

    • Interview prep with local principals and superintendents

    • Faculty 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

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    Specialize your degree in a content areas

    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Earth Science
    • 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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