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Education: Additional Certification in Childhood Education, Post-Master's Advanced Certificate

​Are you graduating from the MAT in Early Childhood Education program this fall?  If so, consider staying on for one more semester to earn an additional certification in Childhood Education (1-6).

For a second certification, the New York State Department of Education requires one content-area course in that age-range and a six-week practicum working with students in that age-range in a classroom setting. Our 12-credit certification programs, which can be completed in one semester.

​Requirements for Matriculation

These requirements are in addition to the general requirements for matriculation.​​
1. Proof of Master's degree in education, or evidence of completion by the start of the enrolling semester.
2. N.Y.S initial teaching certification in Education or evidence of eligibility to be recommended for initial certification.
3. Results of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) General Test are required. Click here for more details.


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Fall Deadline Spring only
Fall Extended DeadlineN/A
Spring DeadlineNovember 15
Spring Extended DeadlineN/A

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