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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Chemistry Education: Adolescence EdM


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Master’s-level study in science education prepares adolescence-level teachers in biology, chemistry, earth science and physics. Students who have initial certification at the adolescence level can elect for an EdM which qualifies them for professional certification at the middle school child and adolescence levels. In addition, students in programs in early childhood or childhood education may choose to concentrate studies in science. The unique sequence of research experiences and courses in the programs includes science curriculum, science instruction, measurement and evaluation of science instruction, and a research seminar.

I. Initial Certification Curriculum


II. Initial/Professional Curriculum


Culminating Experience: Exam, Project or Thesis (0-3 credits)


Total Initial/Professional Curriculum Credits: 48-54


3.0 Degree GPA required

 

III. Professional Curriculum


Content Concentration or Grades 5-6 Extension (12 credits)


Choose Option 1 OR Option 2 

Option 2 - Grades 7-12 Content Concentration


Select 4 from:

  • In consultation with your advisor, student can select content specific graduate level coursework and LAI Science Education pedagogy courses to satisfy this concentration. 

Culminating Experience: Project, Portfolio or Thesis (0-3 credits)


Additional Requirements


Required for Conferral of Degree:

  • Proof of completion of Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) workshop
  • Proof of completion of NYSED Students with Disabilities Requirement
  • Proof of valid NYS Initial Teacher Certificate

Total Professional Curriculum Credits: 30-36


3.0 Degree GPA required

 

Instruction Method


  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options


  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required


  • 33-57 Hours

Time-To-Degree


  • 1 to 2 Years

Application Fee


  • $50

Program Contact


Renad Aref
366 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Email: gseinfo@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-2110

SED Statement


This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

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