PROGRAM: Education- Adolescence (Biology, English, Mathematics, Social Studies, Spanish)
Degree: Master of Science in Education (MSEd)
The Master of Science in Education ranges between 30 and 36 credits, depending on the program sought. The programs are for students currently possessing, minimally, initial New York State Teaching Certification.
Does the program lead to licensure?
MSEd programs satisfy the educational requirement for professional certification.
Specific focus of the program:
To prepare candidates for teaching in secondary schools and for professional certification in the content areas.
Sample job titles of alumni:
Two hours, one evening a week (some courses may begin at 4:15 pm)
Some courses offered by distance-learning (DL course)
Entry terms: Fall, spring, summer
Application deadline: rolling admissions
Average courseload per term: 2 (three credits each)
Credits to completion:
32 for MSEd Adolescence-Biology
Average time to complete the degree: 2 years
Out-of-classroom activities required:
Ten hours of fieldwork are required in every education class. Classroom teachers are asked to observe their colleagues during free periods.
Required academic preparation or background experience:
Initial license in NYS and minimum undergraduate GPA
The National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education has granted full accreditation to Iona College's graduate and undergraduate teacher education programs.