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Adolescence Education - Social Studies

Fordham University

Master
24 months
Duration
1442 USD/credit
1442 USD/credit
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About

The Adolescence Education - Social Studies programs at Fordham University build on candidates’ undergraduate majors in history or other social studies areas.

Overview

About the program

The programs are distinguished by exceptionally strong field experiences and by careful coordination of courses progressing from foundations and teaching methods to the development of a professional portfolio.

The Adolescence Education - Social Studies program leads to a Master of Science in Teaching degree and initial New York State certification.

Teacher candidates who meet all program requirements, complete the course of study and meet established field experience competencies are eligible for Fordham University endorsement for New York state initial certification in their program area. 

Pass rates for Fordham’s initial teacher education graduates on the NYSTCE Teacher exams have been over 95% each year.

Programs are open to all who qualify; however, only U.S. citizens or international students who possess a U.S. Green Card or H1-B visa may be recommended for New York State teacher certification. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Clinical Seminar in Adolescence Social Studies 
  • Consultation and Co-Teaching in Collaborative Classrooms 
  • Educating Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Learners: PreK-12 
  • Elective Course in Technology (changes each semester)
  • Historical, Philosophical, Multicultural Foundations of American Education
  • Human Development and Learning 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and have obtained a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B). If you have received a post bachelors degree from an accredited college or university, a minimum GPA of 3.5 is required.
  • Official transcripts of all coursework taken at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, including study abroad transcripts, must be submitted to the GSE Office of Admissions in official sealed envelopes.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • GRE/MAT Exams

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1442 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1442 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1442 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1442 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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