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Aug. 10, 2020 Update Fordham Forward, the plan to resume in-person teaching and learning on Aug. 26, is available below, along with extensive resources for students, parents, faculty, and staff. Full Details

Curriculum and Teaching

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Degree: Master of Science in Education (MSE)
Credits: 30
Career Path: Prepares graduates for positions as school building leaders such as principal, supervisor, department chair, assistant principal, etc. 
Start Semester: All
Campus: Lincoln Center

The curriculum and teaching program provides a core of knowledge in professional studies and the opportunity to design, with an academic adviser, unique programs of study or specializations related to professional needs and interests. The program leads to a master of science in education degree, but does not lead to initial teacher certification. 

Admissions Information

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: July 1
  • Spring: November 15
  • Summer: April 15

Browse the Admissions section for more about the application and financial aid processes.

General Teacher Education Program Admissions Requirements: 

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Online application
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)
  • Personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • GRE or MAT exam scores 

Program Prerequisites

Those applying to Teaching or Educational Leadership programs at the master’s or advanced certificate level are now required to submit standardized MAT, GRE, or equivalent exam scores with their application. 

Program Curriculum

Browse course schedules and descriptions and review a list of courses.


GSE Admissions
Phone: 212-636-6400