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Master of Science in Education: Social Studies Education Inclusive Generalist, grades 5-12


Designed for individuals seeking to become a NY State certified teacher for the first time. Leads to certification in the following three areas: Social Studies grades 7-12, Social Studies grades 5 and 6, and Students with Disabilities Generalist (special education) grades 7-12.  Leads to both initial and professional certification.

Admission to the Program

The application process is managed by the Graduate School. Applicants must have the following qualifications:

  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  2. An academic major in the program discipline or equivalent (minimum 30 credits in the discipline).

Program Requirements

Students must meet the College's standards for graduate study.

Initial Sequence Courses

    • EDI 531 Language Skills I  
    • EDI 548 Inclusive Middle Level Teaching in Social Studies  
    • EDI 532 Language Skills II  
    • EDI 568 Teaching Social Studies Inclusively  
    • EDI 519 Assessment in Special Education  

Core Courses

  • EDI 601 Diversity in Education 
  • EDI 603 Educational Assessment and Evaluation 
  • EDI 670 Issues in Social Studies Education  
  • EDI 674 Applied History Seminar
  • EDI 794 Seminar in Social Studies Education  

Total Minimum Total Credits: 48


Students who complete this program are eligible for the College’s recommendation for New York State certification. Program completion and submission of the recommendation request form are also required to secure the College’s recommendation. Additional New York state certification requirements must be satisfied to earn certification. Students are advised to consult the Brockport Certification Office.

Department of Education and Human Development

Department Chair: Donald Halquist
Location: Brown 282
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Phone: (585) 395-2205
Fax: (585) 395-2172

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Jennifer Ashton Ph.D
(University Of Rochester)
Assistant Professor

Christian N Case BS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Graduate Assistant

Sandra Cimbricz Ph.D
(SUNY At Buffalo)
Assistant Professor

Mary E Corey Ph.D
(University Of Rochester)
Associate Professor

Nancy Di Pasquale MS
(SUNY College At Buffalo)
Instructional Support Associate

Laurie J Downey AS
(Genesee Community College)
Secretary 1

Moira A Fallon Ph.D
(University Of New Mexico-Main Campus)

Barbara Fletcher MA
(CUNY City College)
Visiting College Supervisor

Thomas R Giblin EDD
(University Of Florida)

Donald Halquist Ph.D
(University Of New Mexico-Main Campus)
Associate Professor and Chair

Christine Murray Ph.D
(Syracuse University)

Younkyeong Nam Ph.D
(University Of Minnesota-Twin Cities)
Assistant Professor

Carole A Pelttari EDD
(Northern Illinois University)
Assistant Professor

Sue K Robb Ph.D
(University Of Missouri-Columbia)
Associate Professor and Associate Dean

Frank D Rossi CAS
(SUNY College At Geneseo)

Janka Szilagyi Ph.D
(SUNY At Buffalo)
Associate Professor and Associate Chair

Peter D Veronesi Ph.D
(University Of Iowa)
Associate Professor

Joanne Vogler AS
(Bryant And Stratton College-Rochester)
Secretary 1

Carol Wade Ph.D
(Clemson University)
Assistant Professor

Christian Wilkens EDD
(Harvard University)
Assistant Professor

Allison M Wright MS
(SUNY College At Brockport)

Jie Zhang Ph.D
(Tennessee Technological University)
Associate Professor