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Transformed People, Transforming Lives
Locations Nyack in New York City 361 Broadway New York, NY Nyack in Rockland County One South Blvd. Nyack, NY
School of Education’s Mission To prepare and equip teacher candidates spiritually, intellectually, and socially. Our teacher candidates will provide ethical, exemplary, equitable instruction to a diverse student population in a variety of contexts.
SOE Accreditations Board of Regents – State of New York Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools Department of Higher Education / NY NCATE (National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Educators) ACSI (Association of Christian School International)
SOE’s Conceptual Framework T.Cs are instructed to be the ‘salt of the earth’. (Matt. 5:13) They are to season and enrich others’ lives. To become the preservative of hope and encouragement to others Healing agent to others SALT (Service, Academics, Leadership, Teaching)
Do I need to have teaching experience? Our program makes it easy for career changers to get their initial certification If you meet the prerequisite Liberal Arts and Science requirements, pass the LAST, and complete the other admissions steps, you will be able to enroll
Degrees Offered *Childhood Education (Grades 1 – 6) Degree: Master of Science in Education Certification: Initial / Professional Childhood Education 39 credits (if already certified) – 45 credits (if initial certificate) Coursework may be completed in 20 months with an additional 100+ hours of field experience 15 weeks of full time student teaching.
Degrees Offered Childhood Special Education Degree: Master of Science in Education Certification: Initial /Professional Childhood Special Education 36 credits (if already certified) – 48 credits (initial certificate) Coursework may be completed in 20 months with an additional 100+ hours of field experience 15 weeks of full time student teaching.
Degrees Offered Inclusive Education, Gifted Extension: Master of Science in Education Certificate: Gifted Education Extension for holders of initial certificate 36 Credits Coursework completed in 20 months 50 Hour practicum
Degrees Offered Inclusive Education, Middle School Extension: Master of Science in Education Certificate: Middle School Extension 5 – 9 for holders of initial certificate 36 Credits Coursework completed in 20 months 50 Hour practicum
Inclusive Education, Bilingual Extension: Master of Science in Education Certificate: Bilingual Education in area of initial certification 36 Credits Coursework completed in 20 months 50 Hour practicum Degrees Offered
Critical Point New York State Certification Exams All programs have their own standardized exams required by NYS. Exams must be passed with score of 220 to be certified: Content Speciality Tests Assessment of Teaching Skills – Written Liberal Arts and Science Test (for admission).
Critical Point Field Experience / Practicum/ Student Teaching ALL programs require hours in schools during the course of the program. Initial certificates: 100 hours during course work plus student teaching Extensions: 50 hours / practicum
Critical Point ALL programs require students pass comprehensive exams at the end of the program.
Admissions Requirements Application Fee Autobiography Official transcripts - GPA 3.0 Complete required pre requisite courses Two academic recommendations / one professional recommendations Interview / writing sample Appropriate immunizations Liberal Arts and Sciences Test – passing score 220
Academic Pre requisites 30 credits minimum in one liberal arts subject area. (Grade C or better). OR 30 credits in 9 credits Arts, Humanities, Communication, Written Expression, Technology; 6 credits in History or Social Sciences; 6 credits in science; 6 credits in math; 6 credits in language; Intro course in psychology. Credits may be CLEPped.
Academic Pre requisites / LAST EXAM Liberal Arts and Science Test (LAST) http:
Cost of Program / Academic Year 2009 – 2010 Application Fee$ Tuition (per credit)$ Technology Fee$ Student Teaching Fee$ (2) Graduation Fee$ Books$ Full payment of tuition and fees is due by registration.
Financial Aid Academic Excellence Grant Nyack College Alumni Grant Christian School Teacher Grant Public School Teacher Grant Cooperating Teacher Grant TEACH grant TAP Stafford Loan (Subsidized/Unsubsidized)
FAFSA Contact Steve Phillips in Student Financial Services (845)
For More Information Visit us on line www. Nyack.edu MSE / Graduate Handbook Jeffrey C. Hoops, Admissions Associate