Adolescent Education Mathematics (7-12) Initial Certification

Adolescent Education Mathematics (7-12) Initial Certification - M.S.

  • New York State registered program code: 25665
  • HEGIS Code: 0803.00 {Secondary Education, General}
  • Certification with New York State is for Initial Certification in Mathematics 7-12.

Required Courses (39 credits):


EDU 5001

Apprentice Field Experience in Adolescent Inclusive Classroom(40 hrs)


EDU 5020

Theoretical Foundations and Teaching Practices of Regular and Special Education for Birth-Grade 2, Childhood 1-6, Adolescence 7-12


EDU 5061

Adolescent Reading, Writing, and Communicating in the Content Areas for Inclusive Classrooms of Diverse Learners


EDU 5100

Strategies and Techniques for Teaching Middle School and Adolescent Students in Inclusive Classrooms


EDU 5130

Meeting the Needs of Culturally Diverse Students in Inclusive Classrooms in Birth-Grade 2, Childhood 1-6, Adolescence 7-12


Complete either EDU 521 or EDU 522*:


EDU 521

Technology for Inclusive Classroom Teachers Birth-2, Childhood 1-6, Adolescence 7-12



EDU 522

Advanced Design Technology for Inclusive Classroom Teachers


EDU 5240

Diverse Abilities and Needs of Students in Inclusive Classrooms Birth-Grade 2,  Childhood 1-6 and Adolescence 7-12


EDU 5490

Pre-Professional Adolescent Field Experience in Inclusive Classrooms


EDU 5580

Student Teaching in Adolescence (Grades 7-9)


EDU 5590

Student Teaching in Adolescence (Grades 10-12)


EDU 5520

Student Teaching Seminar- (Grades 7-12)


Mathematics Education Course (Select Three of the following)

Content/Pedagogy Courses:

EDU 5360

Mathematics Curriculum and Pedagogy for Teaching Grades 7, 8 and Algebra 1 for Diverse Learners in Inclusive Classrooms


EDU 5362

Mathematics Curriculum and Pedagogy for Problem Solving in Geometry, Algebra 2 and Trigonometry for the Diverse Learner in the Inclusive Classroom


EDU 587

Mathematics and Pedagogy Using the Graphic Calculator and Computer Applications


Total Credits Required:


A total of 100 hours of observation/participation in a field school are required prior to beginning student teaching.

All candidates are required by NYSED to have experience in a "high-needs" school setting. These schools/districts are designated as such by NYSED.

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Joanne O'Brien, Ed.D.
Associate Dean, Director of Graduate Education Programs
1000 Hempstead Avenue Kellenberg Hall, K-326 Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002