What will I learn?

The Master of Science in Education II (M.S.Ed.) is designed for students who are initially certified but are seeking professional certification in a different certification area. This degree program will fulfill one of the requirements for professional certification in the following areas: childhood education, adolescent education and special education.

The Master of Science in Education II (MSEd II) is for initially certified teachers who wish to extend their certification in to an additional area of study.

In all phases of the master’s degree programs students will increase their knowledge in content areas; acquire skills and competencies in teaching and research, master educational theory and practice; understand the interaction among schools, families, community and social agencies; and be competent in using technology to enhance learning.

This program is for students who are already certified to teach and are seeking an additional certification.

Which department am I in?

Purcell School of Professional Studies

Study options

Full Time (39 - 42 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $734 per credit hour
Start date

Expected January, August 2022


Purcell School of Professional Studies

1419 Salt Springs Road,


New York,

13214, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English Language Requirements: A TOEFL score of at least 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based).

For international students

A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher learning. Transcripts should demonstrate the attainment of an overall G.P.A. of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).

Applicants whose native language is not English are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Applicants are expected to achieve

  • A score of 550 or higher on the paper version,
  • 213 on the computer version, or
  • 79 or higher on the Internet version
  • An IELTS score of at least 6.5 is required
  • A score of 600 on the verbal portion of the SAT or its equivalent exempts applicants from the TOEFL requirement.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.