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Adolescence Education

Canisius College

12 months
840 USD/credit 27720 USD/year
840 USD/credit 27720 USD/year
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If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of young adults in grades 7-12, consider a Master’s in Adolescence Education at Canisius College. 


This on campus program will provide you with the opportunity to earn your initial teaching certification as you earn your master’s degree, allowing you to teach in New York State. You will gain real world experience through field placements and student teaching in diverse educational settings.  

Learning outcomes

This Adolescence Education program from Canisius College is appropriate if you are interested in becoming a teacher and earning New York State Initial Adolescence Teaching Certification. The Adolescence Education program provides the coursework and hands-on training you need for teacher certification in grades 7-12.  The program is open to students with a bachelor's degree in any major. 

36 credit hours in an academic discipline is required (English, mathematics, social studies, French, German, Spanish, biology, chemistry, physics and business).  If a student does not have 36 credits as part of their undergraduate degree, they may take the credit concurrently as part of their program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations of Education
  • Assessment of Student Learning
  • Learning and Human Development: Adolescence
  • Differentiating Instruction for Diverse Adolescent Learners
  • Pedagogical Strategies and Methods
  • Applied Content Literacies and Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National - Applications are reviewed on a rolling basisInternational - at least 30 days prior to the start date


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • Two Letters of Recommendation - letters can be personal, professional or academic references
  • Transcripts from the institution you have, or will be receiving, your degree from - unofficial or in progress transcripts are acceptable to begin the admissions review process
  • Applicants with less than a 3.0 undergraduate GPA will undergo additional review
  • Test Scores - all applicants seeking initial certification will be required to submit one of the following tests: either the SAT, ACT, GRE, or MAT

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 840 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 840 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Buffalo

920 - 1560 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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