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

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

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, NJ,
The Master of Arts in Teaching Program in Subject Area and Teacher of Students with Disabilities is a 48-51 credit 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: 1) student development and learning, 2) the classroom and the school, 3) the curriculum, and 4) effective teaching skills.

Accreditation

Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Montclair State University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Montclair State University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement (3 hours lecture)
  • Learning Theories (3 hours lecture)
  • Child Development II: Adolescence (3 hours lecture)
  • Advanced Educational Psychology (3 hours lecture)
  • Fundamentals of Programming I (3 hours lecture)
  • Calculus I (4 hours lecture)
  • Calculus II (4 hours lecture)
  • Calculus III (4 hours lecture)
  • Linear Algebra (4 hours lecture)
  • Probability (3 hours lecture)
  • College Geometry (3 hours lecture)
  • Foundations of Modern Algebra (3 hours lecture)
  • Complex Variables (3 hours lecture)
  • Ordinary Differential Equations (4 hours lecture)
  • Advanced Calculus I (3 hours lecture)
  • Advanced Calculus II (3 hours lecture)
  • Theory of Numbers (3 hours lecture)
  • Foundations of Geometry (3 hours lecture)
  • Topology (3 hours lecture)

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:

    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

Transcript: 1 (One from each college attended. Please see below for a complete definition of Official Transcripts.)
Portrait of a Teacher: 1
Letters of Recommendation: 2
Tests: Praxis 
Deadline: Rolling Admission

Please note Teaching Certification Requirements: 
The above listed application requirements are for Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) and Post-Baccalaureate Initial Teaching Certificates. 
If a student is applying for additional/second field certifications the following is required:

  • Statement of Objectives
  • Official Transcripts
  • Teacher Certification
  • Two Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    20567 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20567 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    12455 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12455 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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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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