Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Prof. Andrew Ratner, Chair • Department Office: NA 6/207B • Tel: 212-650-5323

General Information

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers graduate programs leading to New York State initial and/or professional certification in art education, childhood education, early childhood education, educational theatre, English education, mathematics education, science education, social studies education, and Spanish education.

Initial certification programs are available at the graduate level for students with a baccalaureate degree. Professional certification programs leading to a master’s degree are available to students who possess initial certification. Students already holding a master’s degree in a content-related area may enroll in an advanced certificate program.

Students who are not seeking New York State certification may enroll in non-certification programs in art education, childhood education, early childhood education, and theater education.