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Teaching Urban Education and Social Justice with Credential

University of San Francisco

24 months
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1035 USD/credit 17595 USD/year
1035 USD/credit 17595 USD/year
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Students in the Master of Arts inTeaching Urban Education and Social Justice with Credential program offered by University of San Francisco  will explore critical, transformative pedagogies as a part of their preparation to teach in urban schools.

Overview

The Teaching Urban Education and Social Justice with Credential degree at University of San Francisco is designed to help students develop the critical frameworks and pedagogical foundations needed to teach in urban schools while pursuing your teaching credential.

Our curriculum focuses on the complex learning strengths and needs of urban students from diverse cultural, educational, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Candidates will learn through a combination of coursework, fieldwork, action research, and professional development activities.

Graduates with Teaching Urban Education and Social Justice with Credential from University of San Francisco will be able to:

  • Develop awareness of classroom teaching as a complex endeavor that involves understanding of curricular knowledge, diverse learners, high leverage pedagogies, classroom community/leadership, multiple forms of assessment, and the contexts of schooling.
  • Contemplate the different purposes of education and one’s own classroom teaching, and the implications for our role as teachers that foster our students’ growth as humane, competent, and empowered learners.
  • Understand the connections among theories, principles, and classroom practice and critique the assumptions that underlie them.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching, Learning & Technology
  • Learning & Teaching
  • Teaching for Diversity & Social Justice
  • Education of Exceptional Children
  • Critical Pedagogy and Cultural Studies in Urban Education
  • Action Research and Service Learning for Urban Teachers

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

34 alternative credits
  • Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential with an optional Bilingual Authorization in Spanish| 36-40 credits.
  • Preliminary Single Subject Credential with an optional Bilingual Authorization in Spanish | 34-38 credits.

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have earned their bachelor's and/or masters' degrees from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Certification of Finances
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Transcript (Academic Record) from each university or college attended
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume or CV
  • Two Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17595 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 1035 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17595 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1035 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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