Childhood and Special Education, M.Ed.

Become a NYS certified teacher in Childhood Education (grades 1-6) or Adolescence (grades 7-12) through this affordable and flexible dual certification program; developed for working adults who want to become teachers.

Program Details

Standard Completion Time 
16 months | Hybrid


Program Credits 
45


Cost Per Credit 
$795


Accreditation
AAQEP

When Can I Start?

Next Start Date:

Earn Initial Teacher Certification in Rochester, NY

Classroom

  • Monday, August 31, 2020
    Roberts Campus
  • Application Deadlines & Deposits
    • Submit your complete application by June 1, 2020 and your deposit is $50.00
    • Submit your complete application by July 1, 2020 and your deposit is $125.00
    • After these dates the deposit is $200.00
  • Monday, September 7, 2020
    Brooklyn
  • Monday, January 4, 2021
    Online
  • Application Deadlines & Deposits
    • Submit your complete application by November 1, 2020 and your deposit is $50.00
    • Submit your complete application by December 1, 2020 and your deposit is $125.00
    • After these dates the deposit is $200.00

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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

Popular Careers & Employers

Careers

  • Teacher

Employers

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

Alumni Making A Difference

Lori Garratt

Lori Garratt ’11

5th Grade Teacher, Canandaigua Elementary School

Nicole Matthis

Nicole Mathis '15

Special Education Teacher, Rochester City School District

Jacob Russell

Jacob Russell ’15

5th Grade Math/Science Teacher, Plato Academy in Clearwater, FL

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School Psychology, M.S. - Our Masters in School Psychology program prepares students to evaluate, diagnose, and treat children and adolescents, in consultation with parents and teachers.
Adult and Graduate Admissions - 585.594.6600 | 800.777.4792 (toll free) - AGE-Admissions@roberts.edu