- Hybrid (Combination of face-to-face & online instruction)
- 100% Online Program: Adolescence Education Grades 7-12 (Professional Certification ONLY)
We offer 3 different options that lead to initial and/or professional certification
for English, 2 of which also lead to Students with Disabilities certification.Inclusive Generalist Grades 5–12, MSEd (Hybrid)
For individuals who do not have initial certification and are seeking to become a
NYS certified teacher for the first time. Students must have a bachelor's degree in
English or 30 English content related credits to be eligible to apply. This program
leads to both initial and professional NYS certification in English and Students with
Disabilities.Inclusive Generalist Grades 5-12, Advanced Certificate (Hybrid)
Primarily designed for students who have already earned a master's degree in English.
Students must have a bachelor's degree or 30 English content related credits to be
eligible to apply. This program is for students who are seeking to become a NYS certified
teacher for the first time. This program leads to initial NYS certification in English
and Students with Disabilities.
Adolescence English Grades 7-12, MSEd (100% Online Program or Hybrid)
For individuals who hold (or will soon hold) NYS initial teaching certification in
English Grades 7-12. This program leads to professional certification.
Review the curriculum options below to help determine your appropriate path to becoming
a NYS certified teacher or reach out to the department contact below for any specific
Grades 5-12 (MSEd) Curriculum
Grades 5-12 Advanced Certificate
Grades 7-12 (MSEd) Curriculum