2022-23 University Bulletin 
    Jun 12, 2024  
2022-23 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Adolescent Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings: Pre-Service Dual Generalist with Extension, M.S.

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NY State Program Code: 35005
HEGIS Code: 0808.00
CIP Code: 13.1001

(43 Credits)

Stephen Rubin, Associate Professor and Director             
Harvey Hall, Room 244
p – (516) 877-4394
f – (516) 877-4097
e – pantony@adelphi.edu

Pre-service Track

The goal of this program is to prepare future secondary school educators to become New York State certified in one of the four content areas (English, Math, Science, Social Studies) and in Students with Disabilities in an inclusive environment grades 7 through 12. Eligible applicants will have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related subject area and/or meet content core and general education requirements. Applicants for the Master’s Degree in Adolescence Students with Disabilities will not have prior certification in secondary content or special education.


Courses are three credits unless noted otherwise.

Foundation/Literacy Core Courses

(18 Credits)

All Foundation / Literacy courses must be taken before advancing in the program.

Content / Synthesis Courses

(18 Credits)


(9 credits, 50 field hours)

One of the following in appropriate discipline:

One of the following in appropriate discipline:


(9 credits, 50 field hours)

One of the following in appropriate discipline:

Other Required Course

(1 credit, no field hours)
May be taken any time before Block V

Student Teaching / Reflective Practice

(6 credits)


(6 credits, full-time in field plus weekly seminar)

During the student teaching experience candidates will be observed by Adelphi faculty supervisors and teacher mentors who will use the Pathwise system and the Teacher Work Sample for ongoing feedback and final evaluation.

Additional Requirements for Program Completion/State Certification

  • Satisfactory completion of Content Core Requirements and General Education courses, including a foreign language
  • Maintenance of 3.0 GPA in all program coursework
  • All teacher certification candidates must take and pass the New York State Teacher’s Certification Examinations (NYSTCE) required for their particular area of certification which includes the Content Specialty Test in discipline area


Additional Graduation Requirements - D A S A Training

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