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Accelerated Dual Degree in Education

Bachelor of Science in Behavioral Studies / Master of Arts in Teaching

Students pursuing an accelerated bachelor's degree in Behavioral Studies may be eligible to take advantage of the dual degree program offered by Manhattanville College, the School of Graduate & Professional Studies and the School of Education. Eligible students may take up to five graduate courses, which will be applied to both the undergraduate and graduate degrees.

For those Bachelor of Science students majoring in Behavioral Studies and enrolled in the Dual Degree Program in Teaching, no more than 60 credits will be transferred, since an additional 15 required credits will be earned in the graduate program at the School of Education. Students who wish to be admitted to the program must have and maintain a grade point average of 3.4.

The five 3-credit graduate courses for BS/MAT in Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 2) are:

  • EDU 5031 Emergent Literacy: Methods & Materials for Beginning Literacy Instruction
  • EDU 5307 Observation and Assessment in Early Childhood Education
  • EDU 5323 The Integrated Early Childhood Curriculum
  • EDU 5367 Methods for Teaching Literacy and Language Arts I
  • EDU 5452 Strategies for Teaching Young Children and Guiding their Behavior

The five 3-credit graduate courses for BS/MAT in Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 2), plus Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) are:

  • EDU 5017 Foundations of Early Childhood Education
  • EDU 5367 Methods for Teaching Literacy and Language Arts I
  • EDU 5112/5113 Childhood Social Studies and the Arts
  • EDU 5307 Observation and Assessment in Early Childhood
  • EDU 5323 The Integrated Early Childhood Curriculum

The five graduate courses for BS/MAT in Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) are:

  • EDU 5071 Introduction to the Exceptional Student
  • EDU 5367 Methods for Teaching Literacy and Language Arts I
  • EDU 5107 Childhood Math Methods
  • EDU 5108/5109 Childhood Science Methods
  • EDU 5112/5113 Childhood Social Studies and the Arts

For further information, contact:
Admissions, School of Graduate & Professional Studies
Phone: 914-323-5150
Fax: 914-323-1988
Email: gpsadmissions@mville.edu