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GENERAL EDUCATION

The General Education graduate program provides flexibility in designing a plan of study suited to individual academic and professional goals. Students with New York State (NYS) initial certification, who are seeking professional certification through this program, must obtain prior approval from a NYS Certification Evaluator. Upon completion of the master's program and applicable NYS Education Department requirements, students may be eligible to apply on their own for NYS initial certification in their content area.

For more information on how to apply, click the link below:


Required Core Courses:

  • EDU 5352 Contemporary Issues in Education
  • EDU 5300 Principles of Curriculum Design
  • EDU 5900 Principles of Educational Research
  • RDG 5047 Theory to Practice: Teaching Literacy in a Diverse Society
  • EDU 5330 Instructional Design for the Inclusive Classroom

One of the following:

  • RDG 5999 Thesis (3 or 6 credits)
  • RDG 6000 Graduate Seminar in Literacy (3 credits)

Candidates enrolled in the Master of Education General Education program will also take 4 courses (12 credit hours) in professional/content area courses.

Total credit hours = 30-36 credits

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION (MSE): GENERAL EDUCATION ROTATION

TWO-YEAR ROTATION

FALL I WINTER I SPRING I
EDU 5300 Principles of Curriculum Design

Professional Course
EDU 5047 Theory to Practice: Teaching Literacy in a Diverse Society

EDU 5330 Instructional Design for the Inclusive Classroom
Professional Course
FALL II WINTER II SPRING II
EDU 5900 Educational Research

EDU 5005 Education in a Democratic and Pluralistic Society
Professional Course

Professional Course
RDG 6000 Graduate Seminar

ONE-YEAR ROTATION

SUMMER FALL WINTER SPRING
EDU 5330 Instructional Design for the Inclusive Classroom

Professional Course
-or-
EDU 5005 Education in a Democratic and Pluralistic Society
EDU 5300 Principles of Curriculum Design

EDU 5005 Education in a Democratic and Pluralistic Society
-or-
Professional Course

EDU 5900 Educational Research
EDU 5047 Theory to Practice: Teaching Literacy in a Diverse Society

Professional Course

Professional Course
Professional Course (6 weeks)

RDG 6000 Graduate Seminar

For additional information regarding this program, please contact graduate@elmira.edu.