A student should aspire to achieve certification in the term in which about 65% of the course work has been completed, and with permission from faculty advisor.
No, but to be admitted to the program, students will be required to have a bachelors degree in one of the sciences or its equivalent.
With a Masters degree, graduates from the program become certified school teachers, and typically teach in public, private/independent, and charter schools.
Students applying to the program are required to have a Bachelor’s degree in one of the sciences (i.e., biology, chemistry, earth science, physics) or equivalent.
The faculty collectively make a decision about scholarships/fellowships and they are based upon academic merit. To be considered for scholarship/fellowship or assistantship positions, students have to complete a Teachers College Scholarship Application (i.e., FAFSA).
You may take online classes to fulfill an out-of-program elective, but all other classes are mostly offered as face-to-face, in-person, on campus classes. Our classes typically offered from 4:00 pm- 9:00 pm, offered one day per week, Monday through Thursday.
A. You may take online classes to fulfill an out-of-program elective, but all other classes are mostly offered as face-to-face, in-person, on campus classes. Our classes typically offered from 4:00 pm- 9:00 pm, offered one day per week, Monday through Thursday.
A. For more information, please visit the Office of Registrar by clicking here
A. We review applications as a whole, looking at GPA and courses from all college/universities attended, 2-3 strong letters of recommendation, and a well-written statement of purpose (2-3 pages). Please note that the GRE is required for all degrees leading toward certification.
A. At this time, we do not offer fully-funded financial aid packages.
A. All masters students will be assigned to Dr. Jessica Riccio. Doctoral students will also be assigned an incoming advisor who will work with you during your first two years. After passing the certification exam, you may choose to switch advisors to one that matches your particular research interests.
A. As many as 30 points of graduate transfer credit can be applied to the doctoral degrees. No credits can be used towards the masters degree.
A. The program requires a minimum of 75 points/credits.
A. If you have completed your undergraduate degree where English is not the official language of instruction, you may take either the TOEFL or the IELTS.
A. Graduates of Teachers College are not favored for admissions to the doctoral programs. However, former students’ transition to the doctoral program is only facilitated by familiarity with faculty and the TC culture.