General Education

Elmira College

12 months
700 USD/credit
700 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The General Education graduate program at the Elmira College provides flexibility in designing a plan of study suited to individual academic and professional goals. 


Students with New York State (NYS) initial certification, who are seeking professional certification through this program, must obtain prior approval from a NYS Certification Evaluator. 

We offer a master degree in General Education at the Elmira College. Upon completion of the master's program and applicable NYS Education Department requirements, students may be eligible to apply on their own for NYS initial certification in their content area.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Contemporary Issues in Education
  • Principles of Curriculum Design
  • Principles of Educational Research
  • Theory to Practice: Teaching Literacy in a Diverse Society
  • Instructional Design for the Inclusive Classroom
  • Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


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.

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Application form.
  • Official transcripts for each college or university attended while earning a bachelor's degree.
  • 800 - 1000-word personal statement.
  • Interview with a Graduate Admissions Counselor.
  • Resume (M.S. in Management candidates only)
  • Documentation of your initial teacher certification (M.S. in Education/Literacy candidates only).
  • GRE® or MAT scores (M.S. in Education candidates only).
  • TOEFL scores (Non-native English speakers only).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    700 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 700 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    700 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 700 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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