A Master of Science for Teachers (MST) in Childhood Education from the Pace University School of Education will give you the specific skills and credentials necessary to be an effective teacher for grades 1–6 and it can be completed in as few as 18 months.
The School of Education’s 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. You can build on your knowledge and experience to develop the skills to become a professional and effective teacher who can help every child become a successful and lifelong learner. Our fast and flexible programming includes convenient evening courses on both our Westchester and New York City campuses.
What you learn
The pedagogical knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to become a successful classroom teacher, both in general childhood (grades 1–6) or adolescent (grades 7–12) classrooms.
You choose one of two tracks
The Childhood Education program prepares candidates to teach children in grades 1–6. The Adolescent Education program prepares candidates to teach adolescents in grades 7–12 in a selected specialty subject—biology, chemistry, earth science, English, languages other than English, mathematics, physics or social studies.
Career changers and college graduates who want to teach but do not have an undergraduate degree in education.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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