M.Ed. On Campus

English Education

Hofstra University

24 months
1605 USD/credit 29692 USD/year
1605 USD/credit 29692 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Education in English Education program from Hofstra University that requires an undergraduate major or equivalent (with a minimum of 36 s.h.) in English. The course of study leads to New York state initial teacher certification in English language arts (Grades 7-12).


Program Details

The Master of Science in Education in English Education program from Hofstra University is designed to blend on-campus preparation with field experiences in a variety of school settings, culminating in full-time student teaching. Literacy, multicultural education, and information technology are integrated throughout all aspects of the program. 

The program conforms with the New York State Learning Standards in English Language Arts and with the recommendations for teacher preparation of the National Council of Teachers of English.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Exceptional Child
  • Inclusion in Today's Schools
  • General Methods Courses
  • General Methods of Teaching
  • Language, Culture and Identity: Literacy Issues for Adolescents and Young Adults
  • Language and Literacy in Middle Childhood and Adolescence
  • Reading and Writing With Adolescents: Pedagogical Practices
  • Special Methods and Curriculum Courses
  • Curriculum and Instruction in English
  • Instructional Patterns for English
  • Internship in Secondary English
  • Electives Supporting the Content Area of Certification
  • Student Teaching and Corequisite Seminar 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Rolling Admission


37 SCH


On Campus

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application form to the master's program.
  • A minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on all undergraduate course work or its equivalent (e.g., a 3.0 in a completed graduate program). We encourage you to submit all transcripts from your undergraduate work and any graduate work for consideration.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.75 on course work in the content area in which certification is being sought.
  • Completion of General Education Core prerequisites for teacher education programs (see below).
  • A written personal statement of professional intent and rationale.
  • Two letters of reference that address the applicant's potential to succeed in the teaching profession and in graduate course work.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29692 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1605 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    29692 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1605 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Hempstead

1300 - 2834 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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