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Teaching, with Teacher Certifications in Elementary School Teacher in Grades K-6 and Students with Disabilities (Preschool-Grade

Montclair State University

M.A.
24 months
Duration
1030 USD/credit
1030 USD/credit
713 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Arts in Teaching Program in Elementary Education and Teacher of Students with Disabilities is a 48 credit program designed to provide graduate students with a master's degree as well as dual certification: initial certification to teach Kindergarten through sixth grade (K-6) and certification to teach students with disabilities in K-6 settings.

Overview

  • Students who apply to this program must hold a bachelor's degree in a liberal arts field (minimum 60 liberal arts credits). In addition, applicants must provide evidence of substantial and meaningful experience with groups of children, including children with special needs. Applicants must also achieve a passing score on the PRAXIS 1 exam.
  • 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. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement (3 hours lecture)
  • Child Development I: Theories of Child Development (3 hours lecture)
  • Perspectives on Early Childhood and Elementary Education in a Diverse Society (3 hours lecture)
  • Sociocultural Context of Disability and Inclusive Education (3 hours lecture)
  • Learning and Development in Children With and Without Disabilities (3 hours lecture)
  • Strengthening Partnerships with Families of Children with Disabilities (3 hours lecture)
  • Observation and Assessment of Elementary Age Children with Disabilities (3 hours lecture)
  • Pedagogy in Inclusive Elementary Education (3 hours lecture)
  • Methods of Research (3 hours lecture)
  • Literacy Foundations (3 hours lecture)
  • Literacy Strategies for the Inclusive Elementary Classroom (3 hours lecture)
  • Social Studies and the Arts: Understanding Democracy in Elementary Classrooms (3 hours lecture).

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
83
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General 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

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

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

    713 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 713 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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