MST Special Education: Generalist (Grades 7-12)

    Master of Science in Teaching (M.S.T) Special Education: Generalist (Grades 7-12)

    This program provides an opportunity for individuals with Bachelor’s degrees outside of Education to earn teacher certification in special education. The program leads to initial certification in Adolescence Special Education - graduates of this program will become eligible for professional certification in Adolescence Special Education after they complete three years of teaching special education.

    Degree Requirements: 

    Special Education: Generalist (Grades 7-12)
    SPED 507 Foundations & Research
    SPED 508 Methods of Teaching Content: Math, SS, Science, LA
    SPED 510 Intro to Special Education
    SPED 511 Instructional Design
    SPED 512 Applied Behavior Analysis
    SPED 513 Teaching Learners with Severe Needs
    SPED 514 Teaching Math/Written Language
    SPED 515 Assessment for Special Needs
    SPED 516 Reading for Exceptional Students
    SPED 517 Assistive Technology
    SPED 518 Communication and Collaboration
    SPED 520 Teaching Adolescents Strategies Content
    SPED 521 Education Law Requirements
    EPSY 530 Life Span and Human Development
    EPSY 531 Advanced Educational Psychology
    EDUC 577 Diversity and Education
    EDUC 584 Language Acquisition and Emergent Literacy
    SPED 600 C Student Teaching
    SPED 600 D Student Teaching

    Program Total: 61 s.h.
    Minimum GPA of 3.0

    Admission Requirements:

    All students applying for admission to the M.S.T. Generalist (Grades 7-12) Program must: 

    -Submit a completed graduate degree application with a non-refundable $50 fee. $50 applicaiton fee waived for SUNY Oneonta Alumni.
    -Provide evidence of completion of a bachelor’s degree in a functionally related area by submitting all official undergraduate transcripts. 
    -Have achieved a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0.
    -Provide evidence of a content score in a major, concentration or equivalent with a minimum of 30 semester hours in a single school subject: Science, Math, History or English.
    -Have a minimum of six semester hours in each of the following subject areas (total 24 semester hours): Math, English, Social Studies, and Science. 
    -Have coursework in technology, artistic expression, communication, information retrieval, humanities, written analysis and expression, a language other than English, concepts in history and the social sciences, scientific and mathematical processes. 
    -Submit GRE scores (minimum scores have not been established, the following-scores: verbal, quantitative and writing are used to determine candidates qualifications). 
    -Provide three letters of recommendation (may be submitted as part of the online application) 
    -Complete a clinical interview
    Fall admission only 

    Late applications will be considered for admission at two Instant Admission Days over the summer:

    • Monday, June 5 from 10:00-5:00 or Thursday, August 17 from 10:00-5:00.

      To take advantage of Instant Admission Day, please bring the following with you:

        • Official college transcripts of all undergraduate coursework

        • $50 application fee

        • GRE test scores (program specific)

        • Recommendation letters (program specific)

        • Personal essay (program specific)

        • You may complete the online application the day of or prior to Instant Admission Day

      Check in at the Office of Graduate Studies-135 Netzer Administration Building between the hours of 10:00 am and 5:00 pm. No appointment necessary.

      Directions to Campus

      Campus Map

      For more information call 607-436-2523 or email gradstudies@oneonta.edu

      *Admission not guaranteed

      **Only fully completed applications will be reviewed.

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    MST Special Education: Generalist (Grades 7-12)

    Master of Science in Teaching (M.S.T) Special Education: Generalist (Grades 7-12)

    This program provides an opportunity for individuals with Bachelor’s degrees outside of Education to earn teacher certification in special education. The program leads to initial certification in Adolescence Special Education - graduates of this program will become eligible for professional certification in Adolescence Special Education after they complete three years of teaching special education.

    Degree Requirements: 

    Special Education: Generalist (Grades 7-12)
    SPED 507 Foundations & Research
    SPED 508 Methods of Teaching Content: Math, SS, Science, LA
    SPED 510 Intro to Special Education
    SPED 511 Instructional Design
    SPED 512 Applied Behavior Analysis
    SPED 513 Teaching Learners with Severe Needs
    SPED 514 Teaching Math/Written Language
    SPED 515 Assessment for Special Needs
    SPED 516 Reading for Exceptional Students
    SPED 517 Assistive Technology
    SPED 518 Communication and Collaboration
    SPED 520 Teaching Adolescents Strategies Content
    SPED 521 Education Law Requirements
    EPSY 530 Life Span and Human Development
    EPSY 531 Advanced Educational Psychology
    EDUC 577 Diversity and Education
    EDUC 584 Language Acquisition and Emergent Literacy
    SPED 600 C Student Teaching
    SPED 600 D Student Teaching

    Program Total: 61 s.h.
    Minimum GPA of 3.0

    Admission Requirements:

    All students applying for admission to the M.S.T. Generalist (Grades 7-12) Program must: 

    -Submit a completed graduate degree application with a non-refundable $50 fee. $50 applicaiton fee waived for SUNY Oneonta Alumni.
    -Provide evidence of completion of a bachelor’s degree in a functionally related area by submitting all official undergraduate transcripts. 
    -Have achieved a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0.
    -Provide evidence of a content score in a major, concentration or equivalent with a minimum of 30 semester hours in a single school subject: Science, Math, History or English.
    -Have a minimum of six semester hours in each of the following subject areas (total 24 semester hours): Math, English, Social Studies, and Science. 
    -Have coursework in technology, artistic expression, communication, information retrieval, humanities, written analysis and expression, a language other than English, concepts in history and the social sciences, scientific and mathematical processes. 
    -Submit GRE scores (minimum scores have not been established, the following-scores: verbal, quantitative and writing are used to determine candidates qualifications). 
    -Provide three letters of recommendation (may be submitted as part of the online application) 
    -Complete a clinical interview
    Fall admission only 

    Late applications will be considered for admission at two Instant Admission Days over the summer:

    • Monday, June 5 from 10:00-5:00 or Thursday, August 17 from 10:00-5:00.

      To take advantage of Instant Admission Day, please bring the following with you:

        • Official college transcripts of all undergraduate coursework

        • $50 application fee

        • GRE test scores (program specific)

        • Recommendation letters (program specific)

        • Personal essay (program specific)

        • You may complete the online application the day of or prior to Instant Admission Day

      Check in at the Office of Graduate Studies-135 Netzer Administration Building between the hours of 10:00 am and 5:00 pm. No appointment necessary.

      Directions to Campus

      Campus Map

      For more information call 607-436-2523 or email gradstudies@oneonta.edu

      *Admission not guaranteed

      **Only fully completed applications will be reviewed.

    APPLY ONLINE

    Graduate Program Cost Information

    MST Special Education: Generalist (Grades 7-12)

    Master of Science in Teaching (M.S.T) Special Education: Generalist (Grades 7-12)

    This program provides an opportunity for individuals with Bachelor’s degrees outside of Education to earn teacher certification in special education. The program leads to initial certification in Adolescence Special Education - graduates of this program will become eligible for professional certification in Adolescence Special Education after they complete three years of teaching special education.

    Degree Requirements: 

    Special Education: Generalist (Grades 7-12)
    SPED 507 Foundations & Research
    SPED 508 Methods of Teaching Content: Math, SS, Science, LA
    SPED 510 Intro to Special Education
    SPED 511 Instructional Design
    SPED 512 Applied Behavior Analysis
    SPED 513 Teaching Learners with Severe Needs
    SPED 514 Teaching Math/Written Language
    SPED 515 Assessment for Special Needs
    SPED 516 Reading for Exceptional Students
    SPED 517 Assistive Technology
    SPED 518 Communication and Collaboration
    SPED 520 Teaching Adolescents Strategies Content
    SPED 521 Education Law Requirements
    EPSY 530 Life Span and Human Development
    EPSY 531 Advanced Educational Psychology
    EDUC 577 Diversity and Education
    EDUC 584 Language Acquisition and Emergent Literacy
    SPED 600 C Student Teaching
    SPED 600 D Student Teaching

    Program Total: 61 s.h.
    Minimum GPA of 3.0

    Admission Requirements:

    All students applying for admission to the M.S.T. Generalist (Grades 7-12) Program must: 

    -Submit a completed graduate degree application with a non-refundable $50 fee. $50 applicaiton fee waived for SUNY Oneonta Alumni.
    -Provide evidence of completion of a bachelor’s degree in a functionally related area by submitting all official undergraduate transcripts. 
    -Have achieved a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0.
    -Provide evidence of a content score in a major, concentration or equivalent with a minimum of 30 semester hours in a single school subject: Science, Math, History or English.
    -Have a minimum of six semester hours in each of the following subject areas (total 24 semester hours): Math, English, Social Studies, and Science. 
    -Have coursework in technology, artistic expression, communication, information retrieval, humanities, written analysis and expression, a language other than English, concepts in history and the social sciences, scientific and mathematical processes. 
    -Submit GRE scores (minimum scores have not been established, the following-scores: verbal, quantitative and writing are used to determine candidates qualifications). 
    -Provide three letters of recommendation (may be submitted as part of the online application) 
    -Complete a clinical interview
    Fall admission only 

    Late applications will be considered for admission at two Instant Admission Days over the summer:

    • Monday, June 5 from 10:00-5:00 or Thursday, August 17 from 10:00-5:00.

      To take advantage of Instant Admission Day, please bring the following with you:

        • Official college transcripts of all undergraduate coursework

        • $50 application fee

        • GRE test scores (program specific)

        • Recommendation letters (program specific)

        • Personal essay (program specific)

        • You may complete the online application the day of or prior to Instant Admission Day

      Check in at the Office of Graduate Studies-135 Netzer Administration Building between the hours of 10:00 am and 5:00 pm. No appointment necessary.

      Directions to Campus

      Campus Map

      For more information call 607-436-2523 or email gradstudies@oneonta.edu

      *Admission not guaranteed

      **Only fully completed applications will be reviewed.

    APPLY ONLINE

    Graduate Program Cost Information

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