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Adolescence Education

The Adolescence Education programs build on previously acquired subject-matter knowledge, and provide candidates with the knowledge and skills they need in adolescent development, instructional strategies and methods appropriate to their subject matter.

These programs lead to a Master of Science in Teaching degree and Initial New York State certification as a subject area teacher for grades 7-12. Browse the subject area pages below for additional information.

Scholarships and Graduate Assistantships Available: Fieldwork required for financial aid & scholarships. 

Application Deadlines 

  • Fall: June 30
  • Spring: November 15
  • Summer: April 15

Admissions Information

  • Start Semester: All
  • Credits: 36 (Generalist)
  • Campus: Lincoln Center/Westchester/Online
  • Full-time/Part-time

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

In the fall and spring semesters of the first year, students are in classrooms for three full days per week: observation for three weeks, then student teaching, in the same classroom, for 10 weeks. In the fall and spring semesters of the second year, students are in classrooms for five full days per week: observation for two weeks, then student teaching, in the same classroom, for 12 weeks. 

Contact: Graduate Admissions

Phone: 212-636-6400

Email: gse_admiss@fordham.edu

www.fordham.gse