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Programs in Curriculum & Teaching
In the Department of Curriculum & Teaching
Welcome to Our Programs in Curriculum and Teaching
The Program in Curriculum and Teaching is designed for teachers, administrators, and other educators who: (1) have received formal professional preparation in preschool through grade twelve teaching at an accredited college or university, and/or; (2) hold, or are eligible to receive, teacher certification.
Students will have opportunities to become expert in such areas as curriculum development, school change and reform initiatives, action research and other school-based inquiry strategies, and will gain perspectives on teaching as complex intellectual activity. The overarching intention of the program is to assist educators who expect to exert leadership in their school settings and with their colleagues.
Any applicant seeking initial teacher certification should apply for the preservice, or initial certification, M.A. program in Early Childhood Education or Elementary/Inclusive Elementary Education.
Professional Certification In Elemenary Education (CUED, M.A.)
The MA program in elementary education (CUED) is a 32 point program which can lead to professional certification as a grades 1-6 teacher in New York State.
Professional Certification In Secondary Education (CUSD, M.A.)
The MA program in secondary education (CUSD) is a 32 point program, which can lead to professional certification as a grades 7-12 teacher in New York State in the areas of English, Social Studies, Science, Technology, or Mathematics.
Master of Education
The Department of Curriculum and Teaching offers a single program leading to the M.Ed. degree. The M.Ed. is an advanced masters’ degree that offers a flexible program of study focusing on leadership in curriculum and teaching in a range of educational settings.
Doctor of Education
Broad questions about the nature, purpose, and design of curriculum and about the theory and practice of teaching remain at the core of our doctoral program.
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