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Adolescence Education, M.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months


Teachers are guided by experts in the content areas and the discipline of education to consider innovative ways of designing learning experiences for adolescents, envisioning curriculum and creating the classroom of the 21st century.

Candidates who complete this program are eligible for New York state professional certification in Adolescence Education (grades 7-12). Four areas of academic specialization in grades 7-12 are available: English, French, Social Studies, and Spanish.

Programme Structure

  • Our courses are taught by full-time faculty with doctorates in the field of the content area of study
  • Academic rigor: students graduate with the competence and confidence to pursue careers as high school teachers
  • Geneseo Masters in Adolescence Education students are highly sought after because they are well versed in both theory and practice

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Completed online application
  • $50 application fee payable to SUNY Geneseo 
  • Official transcript(s) from all institutions of higher education attended
  • Test Scores
  • Letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    925 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 925 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    453 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 453 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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