Master’s Degree Programs for Certified Teachers

 

Undergraduates who are completing a bachelor’s degree program in education are encouraged to apply to one of the programs listed below.

All New York State certified teachers require a master’s degree within five years of their initial certification. Hunter’s School of Education meets this need, offering numerous innovative programs designed for certified teachers. Flexibly designed with the working educator in mind, these programs will enable you to earn professional certification while enhancing your teaching skills through relevant coursework or additional clinical experiences. Undergraduates who are completing a bachelor’s degree program in education and are on track to earn initial certification upon graduation are encouraged to apply to one of the programs listed below. Experienced educators may also apply to these programs to specialize in new fields and methods, deepen their knowledge of existing areas of interest, and advance their career.

Our programs in Literacy, TESOL, and Special Education target a range of student populations, and provide teachers with a deep grounding in research-based practice. For teachers seeking to engage the next generation of engineers, mathematicians, and scientists, we offer professional certificates in STEM and elementary mathematics education. Whichever program you choose, you will work closely with premier faculty, bond with classmates, and learn the most current methods in their fields: active learning, differentiated instruction, culturally responsive instruction, integrating technology into the classroom, and other forms of pedagogy. Our graduates go on to become highly engaging teachers in a variety of classroom settings, as well as consultants, coaches, editors, faculty developers, lead teachers and more.

Learn more about graduate programs for:

Creative Arts Teachers

Dance Education (PreK-12)

Music Education (PreK-12)

Visual Arts Education (PreK-12)

Early Childhood Teachers

Bilingual Early Childhood Education (Birth – Grade 2)

Early Childhood Special Education (Birth – Grade 2)

Early Childhood Special Education – Severe/Multiple Disabilities (Birth – Grade 2)

Literacy (Birth – Grade 6)

Professional Certification (Advanced Preparation) in Special Education (Birth – Grade 2)

Elementary School Teachers

Childhood Education with a Specialization in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (Grades 1-6)

Childhood Special Education – Behavior Disorders (Grades 1-6)

Childhood Special Education – Learning Disabilities (Grades 1-6)

Childhood Special Education – Severe/Multiple Disabilities (Grades 1-6)

Early Childhood Education (Birth – Grade 2)

Elementary Math Specialist (Grades 1-6)

Literacy (Birth – Grade 6)

TESOL (PreK-12)

Middle or High School Teachers

Adolescent Mathematics Professional Certificate (Grades 7-12)

Adolescent Special Education Generalist (Grades 7-12)

Literacy (Grades 5 -12)

TESOL (PreK-12)

Special Education Teachers

Blind and Visually Impaired (PreK-12)

Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (PreK-12)

Professional Certification (Advanced Preparation) in Special Education (Grades 1-6)

TESOL (PreK-12)