If you are not initially certified, and are ready to fulfill your dream of becoming a teacher, this is for you. We’ve tailored this affordable program to fit your busy life while accomplishing your goals.


Due to NY State Law, the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is part of the admissions process. If you start our program, we will pay for the test. (details here)

Schedule and Pricing

M.S. Ed. Childhood General/Special Education: 

  • 44-credit program.
  • This program allows students who are not currently certified teachers to enter the Master’s program and graduate with recommendations for New York State certification in two areas—one in Special Education (grades 1-6) and a second in General Education (grades 1-6).
  • Students progress through the program in a cohort of 20-25 students. 
  • Courses will meet on Saturdays in Downtown Brooklyn.  
  • Students taking courses through the CITE/ Concordia College partnership will receive a 50% tuition discount of $475 per credit. Each three-credit course costs $1425.  

Call 718-923-9333 for info!


Concordia College has been thriving for over 130 years, is Middle States accredited, and has been named one of US News and World Report’s best Regional Colleges in 2017. Concordia celebrates diversity, is values-centered, and seeks to make a positive global impact through the lives we shape and nurture every day. Take advantage of the mission, history, and experience of Concordia, now available through our partnership, in Brooklyn. We offer Concordia’s courses in the same accelerated, affordable, practical form you’ve come to know from CITE Partner programs.