What will I learn?

Expand on your knowledge of language and literature and develop an English curriculum to meet the needs of your middle and high school students. You will learn new teaching skills, theories, and strategies, tailoring your program of study to meet your professional interests. This MA is for educators who have already met the requirements for New York State initial certification in Teaching English.

You will work closely with our nationally recognized faculty members to learn:

How to link language development and literacy acquisition to English teaching and curricula
Approaches for teaching English to secondary and high school students
Strategies for adapting English instruction to meet the special needs of students

Career Opportunities

With the skills you gain in this program, you’ll be prepared for New York State professional certification, as well as roles as an English teacher, teacher trainer, or curriculum specialist in middle and high schools, educational agencies, and community colleges.

Which department am I in?

Steinhardt School of Culture Education and Human Development

Study options

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$47,428.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 January 2022, 1 September 2022

Venue

Steinhardt School of Culture Education and Human Development

383 Lafayette Street,

New York,

10003, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

You must have the equivalent of a four-year US bachelor's degree to be considered for admission.

If your native language is not English, you must submit results from one of the following English proficiency exams: TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic.

Test of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TOEFL): Scores are valid for two years from the date taken. Successful candidates score a 100 on the Internet based exam or 600 on the paper based exam.

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Official scores are valid for two years from the date taken. Successful candidates achieve a band score of 7.

Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic): Official scores are valid for two years from the date taken. Successful candidates score a 68 to 70.

Application Deadline: Fall - February 1; Spring - October 1

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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