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M.S. in Math/Science/Technology Education

The M.S. in Math/Science/Technology Education Program prepares teachers with a strong background in both the content of mathematics, science, and technology, as well as the particular needs of diverse learners with respect to the teaching of mathematics, science, and technology.

Through this program, you will be certified (either initially or professionally) to teach in one of the following fields for grades 7-12:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Math
  • Physics

You may also become initially certified in Special Education for grades 7-12.

Program Highlights

M.S. in Math/Science/Technology Education - Initial Certification

For candidates who have a bachelor's degree and who seek initial certification in Math, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics for grades 7-12.

  • 33 credits for certification
  • 18 additional credits for M.S. degree which is completed after student has begun working as a teacher
  • Structured around working professionals' schedules
  • Classes are offered in the evenings and occasionally Friday evenings/Saturdays (every other weekend)
  • Initial Teaching Certification can be obtained in 4 semesters (15 months)

M.S. in Math/Science/Technology Education AND Special Education - Initial Certification

For candidates who have a bachelor's degree and who seek initial certification in Math, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Special Education for grades 7-12.

  • 45 credits for certification
  • 18 additional credits for M.S. degree which is completed after student has begun working as a teacher
  • Structured around working professionals' schedules
  • Classes are offered in the evenings and occasionally Friday evenings/Saturdays (every other weekend)
  • Initial Teaching Certification can be obtained in 4 semesters (15 months)

M.S. in Math/Science/Technology Education

For teachers who hold initial or provisional classroom certification and wish for further preparation in math, science, and technology education.

  • 36 credit hour program
  • Structured around working professionals' schedules
  • Classes are offered in the evening
  • Flexible schedule – can take one, two, or three classes each semester
  • Starts in the fall, spring, and summer semesters
  • Programs available for adolescent math, adolescent science, and childhood teachers
  • Elementary Math Specialist program for childhood teachers

General Application Requirements

Program-Specific Application Requirements

For M.S. in Math/Science/Technology Education AND Special Education - Initial Certification

  • An interview with the Program Director of the M.S. in Math/Science/Technology Education program

For M.S. in Math/Science/Technology Education

  • An interview with the Program Director of the M.S. in Math/Science/Technology Education program
  • A copy of New York State Teaching Certification is required or proof of pending certification is required for students just completing their undergraduate studies

M.S. in Math/Science/Technology Education

If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at (585) 385-8161 or grad@sjfc.edu.

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