Master of Science in Education, Adolescent Education

Master of Science in Education, Adolescent Education

Total Credits 
33 credits
Weekly on Monday and Tuesday or every other weekend on Saturday and Sunday (7 weekends a semester)
Core Program Duration 
Four semesters (16 months)
Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC)
Instructors with real-world experience as teachers and administrators
About the Program 

Medaille offers the Master’s in Secondary Education in Buffalo for those students who have completed coursework in English, French, mathematics, biology, chemistry or social studies, and look to build on that foundation. You’ll be prepared to navigate the steps toward New York State requirements in secondary/adolescent education, which leads to certification.

2016-17 MSEd Adolescent/Secondary Education Handbook

What can you do with this degree?
After earning a Secondary Education Master’s degree in Buffalo from Medaille, students have gone on to careers as
What can you do with this degree? 
Content Area High School Teachers
Substitute Teachers
Teacher Aides
Educational Consultants

Program Format 

Weekday students attend classes twice a week on Mondays and Tuesdays for three semesters and student teach during the final semester

Weekend students attend classes approximately every other weekend for three semesters and student teach during the final semester

Complete your degree and get certified in just 16 months*

Fall, spring and summer starts

*Students beginning in summer (May) semester take the second summer off, so their program duration is 19 months.


At Medaille College, we understand the challenges of being a working adult with high career aspirations. That’s why Medaille’s Adult & Graduate programs are designed specifically to fit your already busy schedule. With Medaille, you can earn your degree and still have time for work and family. Medaille College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000)
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  • Financial aid and scholarships available



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High school students and transfer students who want to enroll in day classes at the Buffalo campus.

Adult and Graduate Programs

Adult learners applying to our undergraduate or graduate degree programs at either our Buffalo or Rochester campuses.

Online Programs

Adult learners applying to our online undergraduate or graduate degree programs.