Contact Us

For more information regarding the degree in Adolescence Education, please contact the program director:

Dr. Nancy Casey
Plassmann B18
St. Bonaventure University
St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
(716) 375-2394

To Apply

For application instructions and materials, please visit our site:

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Phone: (716) 375-2021


The Adolescence Education Program provides individuals who have a baccalaureate degree in a content subject the opportunity to become initially certified to teach that subject in grades 7-12 in New York. The program provides courses and experiences in pedagogy, assessment, curriculum, and other topics that prepare individuals to be effective teachers.

Candidates in this program can pursue certification in English, math, social studies, French, Spanish, biology, chemistry, physics and earth science.
Field experiences include a 30 hour tutoring program, an intensive field experience in the semester(s) prior to student teaching, and a semester-long full-time student teaching experience. 

Financial Aid

Our Dean's Scholarship can save you 20% on your graduate program. Click here for more information.

Those preparing to teach math, languages or science may be eligible to benefit from the federal TEACH Grant program and/or the New York State Math & Science Teaching Incentive. Those pursuing the Reading Specialist or Students with Disabilities certification may also be TEACH Grant eligible. See the Other Sources of Aid 
page for more information.

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Program Brochure

Learn more about the MSED in Adolescence Education program in our electronic brochure.