The secondary/adolescent education master's program is for students who have completed coursework in English, French, mathematics, biology, chemistry or social studies, and look to build on that foundation. Prepare to navigate the steps toward New York State requirements, which leads to certification. Meet our education faculty.
Whether you choose to take classes online, on weekdays or weekends, you may earn your degree in just 16 months
The graduate education programs at Medaille are committed to fostering reflective practitioners with demonstrated proficiency in academic content, pedagogy, learning theory, and student development. Our graduates are well prepared to function effectively in an inclusive classroom, to meet successfully the learning and developmental needs of diverse student constituencies, and to function as capable professionals in a variety of school environments. The department is dedicated to producing teachers who will exhibit intellectual rigor and compassion in the learning environment and who will balance their high expectations for students with appropriate degrees of support and assistance to assure intellectual and personal growth.
What Can You Do With a Master's in Adolescent Education?
Medaille alumni have gone on to careers as:
Content Area High School Teachers
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Courses, Requirements & Policies
Fall and spring starts; Online
Students take synchronous virtual classes, choosing either two days during the week, or approximately every other weekend, to keep on track in earning their degree. Talk with your admissions counselor for more information.
Practitioner-educators with real-world experience as teachers and administrators
Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP)