Middle Childhood English 7-9 (Adv Cert)

9-12 credits

NYSED 25436/25446

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 teaching English language arts 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 English language arts, including coursework in these areas: writers of color, women writers, study of multiple genres, written composition, literary criticism/analysis, and media studies.

Program of Study

Course Title Credits
CTGE 5834Clinical Seminar in Adolescence Language Arts Education3
CTGE 5838Integrated Instruction in Adolescent English Language Arts3
Select at least one of the following:3 to 6
Psychology of Adolescent Development and Learning
Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum
Total Credits9-12