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Ruth S. Ammon School of Education

Childhood Education: Graduate Programs

MA in Childhood Education Program

» Learn about the MA in Childhood Education: Pre-Certification degree

Please Note: The MA in Childhood Education is an initial program for students who do not currently hold certification in elementary (childhood) education. Qualified candidates certified in areas other than elementary education may enroll in this program to earn a second teaching certificate and fulfill the graduate degree requirement for professional (permanent) certification in both areas.

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Special Education Programs

» Explore Childhood (Elementary) Special Education Programs

Advanced Certificate Program

» View course requirements for the Advanced Certificate in Middle School Education
(Extend your certification to grades 7-9)


For further information, please contact:

Ruth S. Ammon School of Education
p – 516.877.4100

Office of Graduate Admissions
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