Middle School Education

Degree Granted
Advanced Certificate
Degree Level
Graduate Certificate
Location
Garden City

Gain deeper insight to meet the needs of middle school students.

Why Earn an Extension in Middle School Education?

Examining the many dimensions of the young adolescent experience, including gender, sexuality, intellectual, emotional, ethical growth, and political and social development while providing a deeper understanding of the instructional needs of the students within the middle school environment.

93%* * based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2020
of our graduate students say that Adelphi University increased their intellectual curiosity, ability and potential
based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2020

Program Info

In addition to base certification in adolescence or childhood education, students must have 30-credits in one content area:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Foreign Language
  • History/Social Studies
  • General Science (18 credits in two additional science areas beyond initial science specialty)

Students will complete two courses for a total of 6 creditsoffered in a hybrid format (approximately two thirds online instruction and one third on-campus sessions). Students will complete the course work in two semesters (fall and spring).

Application Requirements

Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and should submit the following:

  • Online application
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal essay
  • Official transcripts from all prior institutions and proof of bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
  • Final transcript documenting a master’s degree from an accredited four-year institution

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