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Bilingual Education for Teachers, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #28 (BCR) New York City, NY, United States
This Bilingual Education for Teachers degree from New York University is ideal for educational personnel seeking additional credentials in order to work in bilingual and bicultural settings.

Overview

In the Bilingual Education for Teachers degree from New York University, students will acquire second-language teaching and learning skills that will put you in demand as a teacher, researcher, curriculum developer, or administrator in schools, community organizations, international agencies, publishing companies, and multinational corporations.

By combining core foundation classes and content electives with fieldwork and student teaching, you’ll explore:

  • The theory and practice of bilingual multicultural education and teaching second languages
  • Methods of teaching language arts and literacy with a bilingual approach
  • Intercultural perspectives in multilingual education 

You’ll study bilingual multicultural education, the structure of American English, and intercultural and multicultural perspectives in education, and complete a culminating project. 

Elective courses focus on topics such as language assessment and evaluation, linguistic analysis, teaching second languages in a technological society, and second language acquisition research. You’ll obtain stronger knowledge in both the content and the culture of your world language (whether Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, or Mandarin Chinese).

Career Opportunities

Whether you choose to pursue this degree with or without the additional New York State bilingual extension, you will graduate prepared for roles as a teacher, researcher, curriculum developer, or administrator in schools, community organizations, international agencies, publishing companies, and multinational corporations.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Bilingual Multicultural Education: Theory and Practice
  • Intercultural Perspectives in Multicultural Education
  • The Bilingual Exceptional Child
  • Teaching second languages- Theory and Practice
  • Structure of American English
  • Teaching EFL in International Settings
  • Linguistic Analysis
  • Workshop in Teaching a Foreign Language
  • Teaching Second Languages in a Technological Society
  • Language Evaluation and Assessment
  • Second Language Acquisition: Theory and Research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    34 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    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:

    600

    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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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • Résumé/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • GRE or MAT
  • Proficiency in English
  • Teacher Certification - You are required to scan and upload evidence of your teacher certification, credential, or license as part of your application. If you are currently in school and expect to receive your teacher's certification after you graduate, you will use this section on the application to upload a note indicating this.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10770 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10770 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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