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Adolescence Education-English (7-12)

Suny Cortland

24 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
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 Regardless of your motivation, the M.A.T. in Adolescence Education-English (7-12) from Suny Cortland will equip you with the pedagogical skills and content knowledge that you will need in order to teach English to diverse learners.


Upon successful completion of this Adolescence Education-English (7-12) program at Suny Cortland, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of English language arts subject matter content that includes literature and multimedia texts as well as knowledge of the nature of adolescents as readers.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of English language arts subject matter content that specifically includes language and writing as well as knowledge of adolescents as language users.
  • Plan instruction and design assessments for reading and the study of literature to promote learning for all students.
  • Plan instruction and design assessments for composing texts (i.e. oral, written, and visual) to promote learning for all students.
  • Plan, implement, assess, and reflect on research-based instruction that increases motivation and active student engagement, builds sustained learning of English language arts, and responds to diverse students' context-based needs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how theories and research about social justice, diversity, equity, student identities, and schools as institutions can enhance students' opportunities to learn in English Language Arts.
  • Interact knowledgeably with students, families, and colleagues based on social needs and institutional roles, engage in leadership and/or collaborative roles in English Language Arts professional learning communities, and actively develop as professional


There are many reasons to pursue a career in teaching English. You may be drawn to the field because you want to share your love of Shakespeare or Young Adult literature; you may want to teach English because you would like to use creative writing or multimodel composing as a way to help your students understand themselves and their world; or perhaps you wish to use the language arts–reading, writing, speaking and listening–as a way to foster social justice and equity.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Teaching Literature and Critical Literacy
  • Practicum : Student Teaching in the Middle School
  • Practicum : Student Teaching in the High School
  • Master's Project and Teaching Colloquia
  • Seminar in Research in the Teaching of English

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, so decisions may occur prior to the deadlines.


44 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online Graduate School Application 
  • Official transcripts from all institutions of higher learning attended to be forwarded directly to SUNY Cortland Graduate Admissions Office, indicating a major in a liberal arts area Note: candidates for admission must present evidence of bachelor's degree conferral prior to the start of their academic program.
  • Two letters of reference, preferably from from undergraduate professors teaching in English, writing or comparative literature courses (submitted online with the application)
  • New York State mandates that all SUNY teacher preparation programs adopt college entrance assessments for admissions consideration. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11310 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Cortland

874 - 1904 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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