Hofstra University

School of Education

Early Childhood and Childhood Education (Dual Certification)


Hofstra University

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Program Information

Degree Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The master’s dual certificate program in early childhood education and childhood education is offered by the Department of Teaching, Literacy, and Leadership. It is designed to prepare qualified graduate students as teachers in the areas of early childhood education and childhood education. All students in the program are engaged in observation and field work in a variety of early childhood and elementary school settings throughout the area. This master’s program leads to certification (Birth-Grade 2; Grades 1-6) by the New York State Education Department upon the recommendation of the School of Education, Health and Human Services. Graduate students who enter upon programs of study on nonmatriculated bases are limited to a maximum of 12 semester hours of course work. Liberal arts and sciences education prerequisites required by the New York State Education Department must be completed prior to conferral of the degree.



Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999