MST in Adolescence Education: Science

The Master of Science in Teaching Adolescence Education program in Science is designed in accordance with the New York State Education Department’s certification regulations, the National Council of Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE) standards, and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) standards, along with Advisory Board recommendations and alumni feedback. This program leads to Initial/Professional certification in Adolescence Education, Science (biology, chemistry, earth science, or physics). Program start date: Summer.

Contact Information

Admissions / General Information
Center for Graduate Studies
Coordinator of Graduate Recruitment
Satterlee 238
(315) 267-2165

Program-Related Information
Melissa Cummings
Program Coordinator
Satterlee 215C
(315) 267-2534

Required Program Courses

Minimum of 47 credit hours
(Prerequisite coursework may be required prior to, or concurrent with, program studies.)

GRED 501, Seminar: Teaching Science in the Sec School, 3 credits
GRED 502, Issues in Science, Technology, and Society, 3 credits
GRED 555, Classroom Mgmt/Leadership, Middle/Sec Schools, 3 credits
GRED 556, Reading in the Middle/Secondary School, 3 credits
GRED 557, Writing in the Middle/Secondary School, 3 credits
GRED 571, Science Education Instruction in Sec Schools, 3 credits
GRED 670, Culminating Experience, 3 credits
GRED 672, Science, Curricula, Programs and Standards, 3 credits
GRED 673, Secondary Science Field Work, 3 credits
GRED 675, Secondary Science Teaching Research, 3 credits
SPED 505, Introduction to Special Education, 3 credits
HLTH 530, School Health (certification requirement), 3 credits
GRED 676, Student Teaching Seminar, 2 credits
GRED 692, Student Teaching in Jr High School (7-9), 6 credits
GRED 697, Student Teaching in Sr High School (10-12), 6 credits

GRED 677 is required if the candidate’s undergraduate work does not include a course in developmental, adolescent, or educational psychology. This course may count as the education elective, with permission of the advisor.