12 months
984 USD/credit 46248 USD/year
984 USD/credit 46248 USD/year
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Completing your Childhood Education and Special Education degree from Pace University and earning certification in Childhood Education and Special Education will enable you to make a lasting impact on young students by teaching in regular, special education, and inclusive classrooms for grades 1–6.

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The master of science for teachers (MST) graduate degree programs are the choice for professionals and college graduates who want to become teachers, but do not hold an undergraduate degree in education.

Key Features

Get hired. Our strong partnerships with local school districts mean that our students are getting hired before they even graduate.

Our coursework integrates key knowledge and dispositions necessary to teach in today’s modern classrooms, using technology to address the specific needs of all learners, including students with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse students.

We are a proud member of the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP), an accreditation organization for educator preparation programs that promotes the preparation of effective educators by way of innovative, outcomes-focused programs that engage education’s toughest challenges, directly and in context.


After completing the Childhood Education and Special Education degree from Pace University and passing the New York State Teacher Certification Exams, you are eligible for initial teaching certifications in Childhood Education (grades 1–6) and Students with Disabilities (grades 1–6) in New York State.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Child Abuse and Violence Prevention
  • Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools, Prevention & Intervention
  • Child Development
  • General Assessment
  • Learning Environments
  • Language, Literacy, and Global Perspectives
  • Curriculum and Methods in Inclusive Settings

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


47 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Fee ($70, non-refundable)
  • All Official Transcripts: Transcripts from every accredited college or university attended (not just the degree granting institution) must be sent either to Pace University, directly from the academic institution electronically or by mail, or forwarded by the applicant in sealed envelopes from the academic institution.
  • Two Letters of Reccomendation: Letters should be from academic or professional references that can knowledgeably comment on your ability to successfully complete graduate study.
  • Resume: A resume or outline describing at least the past five years of your employment history and any significant community, professional, or college extracurricular activities.
  • Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 984 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    46248 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 984 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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