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Events

Aug 19 2014

NYIT Cybersecurity Conference 2014

Aug 18 2014

NYIT and Turkish Partner YTU Offer Dual Master’s Degrees

Aug 08 2014

Student-Doctors Begin NYIT Osteopathic Medical Education

Aug 05 2014

Paul Dangerfield to Lead NYIT-Vancouver

Aug 04 2014

NSF Awards NYIT Grant for Sputtering System to Support Nano/Micro-Fabrication Research

Aug 25 2014

Information Session About New ‘Minor in Energy Science, Technology and Policy’

Aug 26 2014

Graduate Enrollment Day

Aug 27 2014

Graduate Enrollment Day

Aug 29 2014

New Student Orientation - Old Westbury

Sep 02 2014

New MFA Graduate Student Orientation

Childhood Education

The School of Education at New York Institute of Technology offers two Master of Science in Childhood Education degrees. The 45-credit master degree can be taken fully on-line and leads to New York State initial certification and was designed for applicants with a bachelor's degree (and little or no teaching experience or preparation) who are seeking certification at the elementary (grades 1-6) level. The program includes opportunities for candidates to participate in supervised school experiences throughout their coursework and includes a professional student teaching sequence. The Master of Science in Childhood degree is nationally recognized by the Association for Childhood Education International.


The 36-credit Master of Science in Childhood Education degree is designed for teachers who have initial certification and wish to qualify for professional certification in their first area and initial certification in childhood education. Graduates of the program are able to integrate instructional technology throughout content study, are capable of planning and selecting strategies and materials that foster multicultural understanding, and have the knowledge and skills needed to engage children in successful constructivist learning practices. The program incorporates instructional technology throughout the curriculum. Program content and experiences are aligned with state certification requirements and successful completion of all parts of the program leads to endorsement for certification.

Why NYIT?

  • SOE online education programs were ranked 31st nationally by U.S. News and World Reports in 2014
  • Leads to NYS initial or professional certification from grades 1-6
  • Out-of-State Reciprocity (49 of the 50 states)
  • Courses are offered completely online, face-to-face, or blended learning
  • Discounted tuition (call 516-686-7582 or email nindelic@nyit.edu for details)
  • Early field experiences provide an opportunity to observe and interact with students in the public school districts (bridging theory to practice)
  • Cutting Edge technology embedded in every course to enhance teaching and learning
  • High-quality and caring faculty committed to excellence in education
The Master of Science in Childhood Education leading to initial certification has recently been approved by the New York State Education Department to be offered fully online in addition to our traditional on-campus classes. The Master of Science in Childhood Education leading to professional certification offers courses online, hybrid, and face-to-face. Click here to view the video about the Master of Science in Childhood Education. 

 

Click here to start the application process!
 

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