MSED in Students with Disabilities at Medaille College

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NYSTCE Passing Rates
Test Pass Rate
LAST 98%
CST 93%
ATSW 100%
ATSW-Secondary 100%
English Language Arts 94%
Mathematics 100%
Biology 100%
Chemistry 97%
French 20%
Students with Disabilities 91%
Literacy 100%

Master of Science in Education, Students with Disabilities

Our MSED program in Students with Disabilities (1-6) or Students with Disabilities (7-12 Generalist) is designed to prepare teachers to focus on the unique academic, cognitive, social and emotional needs of their students. Graduates will be prepared to effectively teach students with a wide range of special needs, modify existing curriculum and materials, differentiate instruction, and work collaboratively with professionals, parents and their community.

Students completing this program will earn a Master's Degree in Education and certification in Students with Disabilities (1-6) or Students with Disabilities (7-12 Generalist).

 

MSED-Students with Disabilities 1-6

This program is designed to prepare teachers to focus on the unique academic, cognitive, social and emotional needs of their students. Graduates will be prepared to effectively teach students with a wide range of special needs, modify existing curriculum and materials, differentiate instruction, and work collaboratively with professionals, parents and their community.

79% of Medaille Master's in Education: Students with Disabilities program graduates* were employed in Education or continuing their studies.
*2008 MSEd:Students with Disabilities Graduates

 

Students completing this program will earn a Master's Degree in Education and certification in Students with Disabilities (1-6). Students who have completed 18 credits in a specific subject area can also earn an extension to a particular subject area.

Students have the option of two different tracks. The first track is 33 credits which includes 50 hours of field experiences and 1 practicum. This is for students who hold an initial classroom certification in one of the following areas:

  • Early Childhood B-2
  • Childhood 1-6
  • Adolescent Education 7-12
  • All Foreign Languages
  • Biology
  • Blind Visually Impaired
  • Chemistry
  • Deaf Education
  • Earth Science
  • English Speakers Others Languages
  • Library Media Specialist (Library Science)
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Middle Childhood
  • Physics
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Studies
  • Speech and Language Disabilities

The second track is 36 credits and is for students who are not certified to teach or are certified in area outside of the initial classroom list above. Students will complete 100 hours of field experiences and two practicums.

Students who complete this master’s degree can work as:

  • Inclusion teacher
  • Resource room teacher
  • Self-contained teacher
  • Students with Disabilities Teacher Leader at the building and/or district level

 

MSED-Students with Disabilities (SWD) 7-12 Generalist

This program is designed to prepare teachers to focus on the unique academic, cognitive, social and emotional needs of their students. Graduates will be prepared to effectively teach students with a wide range of special needs, modify existing curriculum and materials, differentiate instruction, and work collaboratively with professionals, parents and their community.

Students completing this program will earn a Master's Degree in Education and certification in Students with Disabilities (7-12). Students who have completed 18 credits in a specific subject area can also earn an extension to a particular subject area.

Students have the option of two different tracks. The first track is 33 credits which includes 50 hours of field experiences and 1 practicum. This is for students who hold an initial classroom certification in one of the following areas:

  • Early Childhood B-2
  • Childhood 1-6
  • Adolescent Education 7-12
  • All Foreign Languages
  • Biology
  • Blind Visually Impaired
  • Chemistry
  • Deaf Education
  • Earth Science
  • English Speakers Others Languages
  • Library Media Specialist (Library Science)
  • Literacy
  • Mathematics
  • Middle Childhood
  • Physics
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Studies
  • Speech and Language Disabilities

The second track is 36 credits and is for students who are not certified to teach or are certified in area outside of the initial classroom list above. Students will complete 100 hours of field experiences and two practicums.

Students who complete this master's degree can work as:

  • Integrated co-teachers
  • Resource room service providers
  • Consultant teachers

 

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