Childhood Education, Master

Childhood Education, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
, NY,
Teachers in the earliest grades provide the solid foundation for lifelong learning—how will you make a difference in the life of a child? A Master of Science for Teachers (MST) in Childhood Education from the Pace University School of Education will give you the specific skills and credentials necessary to be an effective teacher for grades 1–6 and it can be completed in as few as 18 months.

About

The School of Education’s MST graduate degree programs are the choice for professionals and college graduates who want to become teachers, but do not hold an undergraduate degree in education. You can build on your knowledge and experience to develop the skills to become a professional and effective teacher who can help every child become a successful and lifelong learner. Our fast and flexible programming includes convenient evening courses on both our Westchester and New York City campuses. 

Programme Structure

What you learn 

The pedagogical knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary to become a successful classroom teacher, both in general childhood (grades 1–6) or adolescent (grades 7–12) classrooms. 

You choose one of two tracks 

The Childhood Education program prepares candidates to teach children in grades 1–6. The Adolescent Education program prepares candidates to teach adolescents in grades 7–12 in a selected specialty subject—biology, chemistry, earth science, English, languages other than English, mathematics, physics or social studies. 

Audience

Career changers and college graduates who want to teach but do not have an undergraduate degree in education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • All Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    900 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 900 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National Applies to you

    900 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 900 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 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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