Teacher Certification Information
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Applicants
The MA/LS is a functionally relevant master's degree for professional teaching certification. When applying for professional license, MA/LS students must file for certificate progression via an "Individual Evaluation" pathway. Please remember, this is strictly a basic guide and information must be adjusted according to your history, education and experience as appropriate.
Content Areas: View our listing of professional certification content areas to see which SPD courses can be used for certification. Please note that CED 595, Project Seminar, may not to be used to meet the NYSED 12-credit content requirement for professional licensure.
Prior to applying to the MA/LS program, you should review the University's course offerings to ensure that they are relevant to your certification needs.
If you are filing for an initial license with individual transcript evaluation, you should direct questions to:
School of Professional Development
Students themselves—whether new, returning, or continuing—are responsible for reviewing, understanding, and adhering to their degree and/or certificate program requirements. (SPD’s non-matriculating [non-degree] graduate students [GSP] are responsible for adhering to the guidelines related to non-matriculated status.) All SPD students are responsible for reviewing, understanding, and complying with University and SPD regulations, policies, and procedures, as described in all official publications, the University website, and the SPD website, including, but not limited to, SPD’s online references, the SPD Bulletin and SPD Academic Calendar.
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Last modified on 04/10/2012.