Middle School Education

Degree Granted
Advanced Certificate
Degree Level
Garden City, NY

Gain deeper insight to meet the needs of middle school students.

Why Earn an Extension in Middle School Education?

Examining the many dimensions of the young adolescent experience, including gender, sexuality, intellectual, emotional, ethical growth, and political and social development while providing a deeper understanding of the instructional needs of the students within the middle school environment.


* Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2018
of our graduate students are working or continuing their education within six months of graduation.
Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2018

Program Info

In addition to base certification in adolescence or childhood education, students must have 30-credits in one content area:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Foreign Language
  • History/Social Studies
  • General Science (18 credits in two additional science areas beyond initial science specialty)

Students will complete two courses for a total of 6 creditsoffered in a hybrid format (approximately two thirds online instruction and one third on-campus sessions). Students will complete the course work in two semesters (fall and spring).

Application Requirements

Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and should submit the following:

  • Online application
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal essay
  • Official transcripts from all prior institutions and proof of bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution
  • Final transcript documenting a master’s degree from an accredited four-year institution

Awards & Recognition

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