Canisius College

School of Education and Human Services

M.S.Ed. in Adolescence Education


2001 Main Street

Buffalo, NY 14208

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.Ed. in Adolescence Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Our Master’s in Adolescence Education will provide you with NYS Initial Teaching Certification. Designed for adults with a bachelor’s degree and 36 credits in an academic discipline. This program will allow you to earn your initial teaching certification as you earn your master’s degree, allowing you to become a NYS certified teacher and make a difference in the lives of children.

The Adolescence Education program provides the coursework and hands-on training you need for teacher certification in grades 7-12. Choose from certification in ten disciplines at the adolescence level: English, mathematics, social studies, French, German, Spanish, biology, chemistry, physics and business. You will gain real world experience through field placements and student teaching with a focus on Urban Education.


The School of Education and Human Services is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

International Student Requirements:

All international students are required to provide proof of English proficiency if English is not their first (native) language. Official transcripts with certified English translations converted into U.S. equivalents (i.e. grades, course credits, etc.). World Education Services (WES) is one organization providing this paid service. Other organizations may also be accepted. Canadian and other international applicants must provide a completed Certification of Finances (COF) Form. Additionally, Canadian applicants should provide unofficial high school transcripts if you have OAC/grade 13 credits. OAC/grade 13 courses may count toward prerequisites in your program of study.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 39

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $819 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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