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Teaching, with Teacher Certification in Biological Science (Preschool-Grade 12) and Teacher of Students with Disabilities, M.A.T.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, NJ,
The Master of Arts in Teaching Program in Subject Area and Teacher of Students with Disabilities is a program designed to provide graduate students with a master's degree as well as dual certification: initial certification to teach in a subject area (P-12) and certification to teach students with disabilities in those settings.

About

Montclair State University’s Teacher Education Program is one of the most highly-regarded teacher preparation programs in the country. It has been consistently recognized both nationally and regionally for its unique features, including its structure, partnerships, and curricular emphases. The program is considered a model for other colleges and universities and has continuously been accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) since 1954.

The Teacher Education Program’s professional course sequence and field experiences emphasize teaching for critical thinking and culturally responsive teaching. The professional component for both graduate students addresses four broad areas:

  • student development and learning,
  • the classroom and the school,
  • the curriculum, and
  • effective teaching skills.
  • Programme Structure

    Courses include:
    • Biology Independent Research
    • Introductory Molecular Cell Biology
    • Experimental Cell Culture
    • Biology Pedagogy for Secondary Teachers
    • Topics in Modern Genetics
    • Instrumentation and Techniques for Biological Science
    • Graduate Seminar in Biology
    • Population Genetics
    • Strategies for Teaching College Biology
    • Plant Physiology
    • Field Studies of Flowering Plants
    • Plant Pathology
    • Advanced Herpetology
    • Advanced Entomology
    • Advanced Cell Biology
    • Mammalian Physiology

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

    You only need to take one of these language tests:

    • Minimum required score:

      83

      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

    • Complete the online application.
    • Send your $60 non-refundable application fee. 
    • Official transcripts are required from every college or university you have attended – they need to be in their original sealed envelopes. 
    • GRE scores
    • Applicants with a non-US degree: In lieu of a transcript, please submit a course-by-course evaluation along with U.S. degree equivalency information of your coursework from any member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or by Educated Choices.

              Tuition Fee

              • International Applies to you

                1030 USD/credit
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 1030 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
              • National Applies to you

                1030 USD/credit
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 1030 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
              • In-State Applies to you

                713 USD/credit
                Tuition Fee
                Based on the original amount of 713 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
              We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

              Living costs for Montclair

              • 1673 - 4120 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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