The Master of Science in Education degree, major in Agricultural Education (all grades), is designed for generalists in the respective field that wish to gain initial and professional certification to teach their subject area in New York State.
Agricultural Education Subjects (7-12)
The Master of Science in Education degree, major in Agricultural Education Subjects (7-12), is designed for specialists in the respective field that wish to gain initial and professional certification to teach their specialty in New York State.
Candidates accepted into the MSED program within the Career & Technical Educator Preparation Department must apply for Degree Candidacy after completing 12-18 credits of the program. Any coursework taken in excess of 18 credits without candidacy is liable to forfeiture. A grade index of 3.00 or better is required to qualify for degree candidacy status. Submit the candidacy application to the Graduate Studies Office, 606 Culkin Hall; the application and a current transcript will be forwarded to the Career & Technical Educator Preparation Department for review. Candidates will receive a follow-up letter advising them of their status and remaining requirements to be met.
Graduate Comprehensive Exam
Prior to the completion of the MSEd degree, candidates will successfully completed the Graduate Comprehensive Exam. Please not that this exam is required of all degree candidates. The exam is administered once each semester and is held on the Oswego campus, usually on a Saturday. There is no cost for the exam other than personal expenses for travel and accommodations. The exam is comprised of essay questions taken from the coursework that candidates have completed during their studies.