Adolescent Special Education – Generalist (MSEd)

 

Welcome to the Adolescent Special Education – Generalist (MSEd) program home page. Use this page as a guide to the program from acceptance to graduation.

The master’s program is designed to prepare individuals to become special education generalist teachers at the adolescent level.

Academic Plan

AG712-MSED

Total Credits

Earn at least 36 credits

Advisors

Newly Accepted Students

Program Sequences

The program sequences provide a suggested order of education courses for the program based on start date for students entering Fall 2017 and later. It also includes when to take certification exams and apply for clinical experiences in addition to other important non-course requirements. For technical registration support and troubleshooting, please visit the Register for Classes page.

Hunter College Catalog

To review descriptions of specific courses and academic progress standards for the program along with exit requirements please use the course catalog for the year you were admitted to the program.

Clinical Experiences

Students in the Adolescent Special Education – Generalist (MSEd) program participate in developmental field experiences (fieldwork), and supervised teaching (student teaching and/or practicum).

Fingerprint Clearance Requirements

All students in teacher preparation programs as well as programs in school counseling need to be fingerprinted so that they are cleared to work with children in various settings including New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) public schools, charter networks, and other organizations. Visit the Fingerprinting page for requirements and procedures.

Fieldwork

Fieldwork is a classroom experience in a New York City Public School in conjunction with a course. Select courses have fieldwork requirements.

Supervised: Student Teaching/Practicum

Students participate in supervised teaching (student teaching and/or practicum) as the culmination of their course of study. Student teaching and/or practicum requires five full days per week for one semester. Students are observed by Hunter College Clinical Supervisors throughout the semester. Students may complete practicum in their current job if it is aligned with their pending certification/area of study.

Certification and Licensure

This program leads to New York State certification in Students with Disabilities Grades 7-12, Generalist, rather than certification in a specific subject area. Visit the Certification and Licensure page for information and support.

Graduation

Graduation is the official completion of your program and conferral of an academic degree. In order to graduate, students must apply for graduation using CUNYFirst the semester before the semester of their planned graduation and complete any outstanding requirements by the stated deadlines. Visit the Graduation and Commencement page for complete information.

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