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Elementary Education (Sixth Year Certificate), M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 72 months
    Duration
, CT,
We offer a master degree in Elementary Education (Sixth Year Certificate) at the University of Bridgeport. The most popular certification program in the Graduate School of Education (GSE) offers the courses and classroom experience you need to successfully teach in elementary classrooms. 

About

At the University of Bridgeport, as a student in the M.S. in Elementary Education (Sixth Year Certificate), you will gain extensive knowledge about teaching elementary subjects including literacy, mathematics, social studies, and science.

UB also gives you the opportunity to put these skills to work through our tuition-paid internship or hands-on field experience. We work with more than 60 districts throughout Connecticut and New York to provide you with practical experiences in a local school. This program is offered at our main Bridgeport campus, as well as the Waterbury Center location.

Learning Outcomes

  • Plan lessons and units according to State guidelines
  • Exhibit appropriate content knowledge of mathematics, language art, social studies and science commiserate with Praxis II Exam for elementary school teachers
  • Demonstrate thorough background in concepts of reading and ability to teach reading and evaluate student performance in reading.
  • Pass Praxis II exam for elementary school teachers
  • Pass CT Reading Assessment exam
  • Differentiate curriculum for various special needs students

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Educational Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Curriculum and Methods of Teaching
  • Statutory State Requirements
  • Field Experiences

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 72 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • An application for admission  
  • Official college transcript(s) from all previous institutions of higher education attended
  • Letters of recommendation (Not required for all programs, see program-specific requirements for details)
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    760 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 760 USD per credit and a duration of 72 months.
  • National

    760 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 760 USD per credit and a duration of 72 months.
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Living costs for Bridgeport

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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