M.S. in Inclusive Childhood Education
Dual certification as a teacher is just 21 months away when you choose to enroll full-time in the master’s degree program in inclusive childhood education at Fisher.
The program is inclusive in two regards. First, the curriculum is designed to provide you with dual initial certification in childhood and inclusive education for grades 1-6. Second, the master’s level program is available to graduates from any bachelor's level major. No matter what undergraduate degree you hold, you are encouraged to apply to the master’s in inclusive childhood education program.
Upon successful completion of this program, you will earn a Master of Science in Education degree and be qualified for initial certification in childhood education, as well as certification to teach students with disabilities in grades 1-6.
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How to Become a Teacher: M.S. in Inclusive Adolescence Education and M.S. in Inclusive Childhood Education Virtual and In-Person Information Sessions
In less than two years, you can earn dual teaching certification through Fisher's inclusive adolescence education or inclusive childhood education master's degree programs. Join us to learn about program requirements, the application process, and get your questions answered.
Upcoming In-Person Information Sessions:
M.S. in Inclusive Education and M.S. in Literacy Education In-Person Information Session
Tuesday, June 6 at 4 p.m.
Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education
3690 East Avenue
Rochester, N.Y. 14618
Register for the 6/6 session
Upcoming Virtual Information Sessions:
Virtual Information Sessions are held on Zoom.
- Thursday, July 13 at 1 p.m. | Register for the 7/13 session
- Tuesday, August 8 at 1 p.m. | Register for the 8/8 session
The curriculum is divided into five semesters worth of full-time study. You will take classes focusing on the nature of inclusive education and teaching courses specific to your area of focus. Included in the 42-credit-hour program are 150 hours of clinical experience and 14 weeks of student teaching.
The program is offered in a combination of hybrid and online classes. Convenient scheduling enables you to work in full-time positions while enrolled in the program.
The curriculum for this program is certified by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).