Career changers and non-education degree holders who want to become dually certified teachers of adolescent subject-specific content and students with disabilities who will also address the needs of those who are culturally and linguistically diverse.
What You Learn
This 39-credit program provides a focused exploration into the organization of schools, the different ways that students learn, and the adaptation of teaching methods to meet the needs of secondary students with and without disabilities in inclusive and self-contained settings.
How You Learn
This program provides an engaging blend of general education theory, pedagogy and practice with clinically-enhanced experiences.
Completion of the MST in Adolescent and Adolescent Special Education will lead to the NYS Initial certificate in adolescent education in a content area, adolescent special education generalist, and an adolescent special education content area specialist.
additional certification testing requirements
In addition to the required New York State Certification Examinations, candidates in this program will be required to take a Content Specialty Test (CST) in Teaching Students with Disabilities and a CST Multi-subject Test (7-12).