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Hofstra University is a dynamic private college on Long Island, NY, where students can choose from more than 140 undergraduate and 150 graduate programs in liberal arts and sciences, business, communication, education, health and human services, and honors studies, as well as a School of Law and School of Medicine. | more |
These graduate programs and courses are offered by the Long Island, New York campus of Hofstra University.
This program is designed to provide an understanding of philosophical, historical and social foundations of education and draws from diverse disciplines, including philosophy, history, anthropology, psychology, sociology, political science and economics. This program attracts thoughtful individuals with diverse professional goals and interests who want a deeper understanding of education in modern society. Engaging students in an interpretive study of educational beliefs, practices, and arrangements, it includes courses in educational history and philosophy; multicultural and cross-cultural education; sociology of education; childhood, adolescence, and the family; and aesthetic education. The program satisfies New York State requirements for Professional Certification in the following areas: Early Childhood, Childhood, and Adolescence including English, Social Studies, Foreign Language, Science, Mathematics, Music and Fine Arts.
A 30-semester hour program in Foundations of Education at the post-master's level leads to Certificate of Advanced Study. The requirements are similar to the master’s program, but a comprehensive examination is not required.