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Adolescence Education - Pedagogy Only (Grades 7-12), M.Sc.

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  • 16 months
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The M.S. in Adolescence Education - Pedagogy Only (Grades 7-12) at Long Island University (LIU) prepares professional teachers and leaders to address the intellectual, social and emotional needs of teenagers in grades 7 through 12.


The M.S. in Adolescence Education - Pedagogy Only (Grades 7-12) at Long Island University (LIU) is designed to educate and train new teachers who possess a strong academic background in core subjects. This program is geared for change-of-career professionals seeking to make an impact in the field of education.

The program is offered through LIU Post’s nationally recognized College of Education and Information Sciences and expands teaching opportunities for individuals who have studied subjects such as English, science or foreign languages and want to become New York State-certified teachers of those subjects.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Psychology of the Adolescent Student
  • Social & Organizational Foundations of the High School
  • Social Foundations of Education
  • Literacy, Teaching and Learning: Grades 5-12
  • Literacy in the Content Area; Grades 5-12
  • Education for Cultural Diversity
  • Introduction to Educational Research: The Teacher as Researcher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    We have rolling admissions. This means that you can apply up until the beginning of the semester. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 16 months
  • Credits
    33-36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • 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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General Requirements

Acceptance into the program is contingent upon students having an undergraduate or graduate concentration (minimum 30 credits) in English, mathematics, history, earth science, biology, chemistry or languages other than English (Spanish, Italian or German). Successful completion of the 33-credit Master of Science in Adolescence Education leads to teaching certification in New York State and provides a thorough development of students’ teaching skills.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1225 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1225 USD per credit and a duration of 16 months.
  • National

    1225 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1225 USD per credit and a duration of 16 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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