Middle Childhood Chemistry 7-9 (Adv Cert)

12 credits

NYSED 25439/25449

Admissions to this program are currently on hold for the 2023-2024 application cycle. Program faculty are in the process of redesigning this program; the present Bulletin content refers to the version of the program that is on hold. This content will be updated when the program's redesign is complete.

The middle childhood extension program builds on previous coursework in childhood education and leads to certification in chemistry teaching for grades 7–9. The program is open to persons who are completing the M.S.T. in childhood education or who already possess initial/professional certification in childhood education or provisional/permanent certification in elementary education (Pre-K–6).

In addition to the general requirements for admission to the Graduate School of Education, applicants must

  • Provide evidence of teacher certification in childhood or elementary education, or concurrent pursuit of one of Fordham’s childhood education degree programs; and
  • Complete or have completed 30 credits or more in a chemistry major or concentration, including coursework in these areas: inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, analytic chemistry, physical chemistry, and biochemistry.

Program of Study

Course Title Credits
PSGE 5302Psychology of Adolescent Development and Learning3
CTGE 5279Contemporary Science Education3
CTGE 5280Teaching Chemistry to Adolescents3
CTGE 5547Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum3
Total Credits12