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Childhood Education

Faculty member with two female students - LG

Degree: Master of Science in Teaching (MST)
Credits: 36
Career Path: Initial classroom teacher (grades 1-6)

Start Semester: All
Campus: Lincoln Center, Westchester, Online
Full-time/Part-time

The program is distinguished by exceptionally strong field experiences and a carefully coordinated sequence of courses progressing from foundations and teaching methods to the development of a professional portfolio.

Candidates develop teaching skills and apply knowledge learned in courses during their field experiences. They are supported by expert faculty, master teachers and field advisers/mentors.

Scholarships and Graduate Assistantships Available 

Fieldwork required for financial aid & scholarships. 

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: June 30
  • 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 

Fieldwork Requirements 

A full year of student teaching is required. In the fall and spring semesters, students are in classrooms for four full days per week. 

Program Curriculum

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

Contact

GSE Admissions
Phone: 212-636-6400
Email: gse_admiss@fordham.edu