Program Overview

The Department of Early Childhood and Childhood Education (ECCE) offers two Masters in Education (M.S.Ed.) programs leading to NYS initial teaching certification. At the program’s end, students will have earned a Masters of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) & can apply for initial New York State teaching certification in either:

  • Childhood Education (Grades 1-6)
  • Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) with a bilingual extension

Interested candidates must apply to either the Childhood Education (1-6) Program OR Childhood Education (1-6) Program with a bilingual extension.

Apply to the Program

Applications to the M.S.Ed. program are accepted ONCE during the academic year.

START DATE: 1st day of Fall semester (See College Calendar)


Join us for an information session!

Each semester the M.S.Ed. coordinators host several information sessions. If you are interested in learning more about the program, join us over Zoom!

Contact Us

Celestial Wills-Jackson, Ph.D.

Celestial Wills-Jackson
Program Coordinator