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Middle Childhood Extension Programs

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Application Deadlines
Fall: July 1
Spring: November 15
Summer: April 15


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Degree: Certificate
Credits: 12
Career Path: Teacher of specific content subject in grades 7 through 9

Start Semester: Fall, Spring, or Summer
Campus: Lincoln Center & Westchester
Full-time/Part-time: Both

The programs build on previous coursework in childhood education. Candidates for the program must consult their program adviser to select the appropriate courses to meet New York state certification requirements.

Program Pre-Requisites

The Middle Childhood Extension programs are open to persons who are completing the M.S.T. in childhood education or who already possess initial/professional certification in childhood education or provisional/permanent certification in elementary education (prek–6).

General Pre-Requisites
  • Provide evidence of teacher certification in childhood or elementary education, or concurrent pursuit of one of Fordham’s childhood education degree programs.
  • Take a minimum of nine credits with middle childhood focus.
Program Specific Pre-Requisites
  • Biology
    Complete or have completed 30 credits or more in a biology major or concentration, including coursework in these areas: anatomy and physiology, ecology, evolution, genetics, cell biology, microbiology, behavior, diversity, growth, and human biology.
  • Chemistry
    Complete or have completed 30 credits or more in a chemistry major or concentration, including coursework in these areas: inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, analytic chemistry, physical chemistry, and biochemistry.
  • English
    Complete or have completed 30 credits or more in an English major or concentration, including coursework in these areas: British literature, American literature, multicultural writers, women writers, literary criticism, and written composition.
  • Mathematics
    Complete or have completed 30 credits or more in a mathematics major or concentration.
  • Physics
    Complete or have completed 30 credits or more in a physics major or concentration, including coursework in these areas: mathematics, electricity, waves, optics, atomic and nuclear physics, radioactivity, and quantum mechanics.
  • Social Studies
    Complete or have completed 30 credits or more in a social studies (history or other related subject) major or concentration, including coursework in these areas: U.S. history, Western civilization, U.S. government/political science, economics, geography and cultures, and sociology/anthropology/psychology.

Admissions Information

Visit the Admissions section for applications and general application requirements.

Application Deadlines
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  • Fall: July 1
  • Spring: November 15
  • Summer (both sessions): April 15

Program Curriculum

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Certification Information

These programs lead to a certificate and to endorsement for an extension to the childhood certificate to teach the specific content subject in grades 7 through 9.

Contact

GSE Admissions
212.636.6400
gse_admiss@fordham.edu

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