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Educational Theatre, Grades K–12, Initial Certification

New York University

12 months
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At the Educational Theatre, Grades K–12, Initial Certification MA program from New York University, you’ll explore concepts using drama strategies and theatre forms in the classroom and on stage as you prepare to work as a theatre artist and educator in schools. 

Overview

This Educational Theatre, Grades K–12, Initial Certification MA program from New York University leads to eligibility for New York State initial certification. 

You’ll complete course work in drama, dramatic literature, and theatre, which is tied to the four New York State Learning Standards for the Arts. Through an inquiry-based model of teaching, you’ll take core methods courses that link theory to practice, while cultivating a deeper understanding of how to teach theatre as an art form and how to integrate drama into core subject areas at all grade levels. Throughout your program, you will:

  • Acquire specialized pedagogical techniques and strategies that are innovative and appropriate for teaching drama and theatre to today's elementary, middle, and high school students
  • Enhance your skills in theatre production and performance
  • Expand your knowledge and understanding of dramatic literature
  • Develop an understanding and appreciation for drama in education praxis
  • Gain insights in and experiences with youth theatre and Theatre for Young Audiences

Careers and Outcomes

Graduates of our program are teachers of drama and theatre at preschools and elementary, middle, and secondary schools. They hold positions in education departments in regional theatres, museums and art galleries. They are directors of drama and theatre for community centers, camp and recreation programs, and religious organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theatre for Young Audiences
  • Design for the Stage
  • Images of Women in Theatre
  • Advanced Directing
  • Styles of Acting and Directing
  • Applied Theatre
  • World Drama
  • Beginning Playwriting
  • Physical Theatre Improvisation
  • Creating Ethnodrama: Theory & Practice
  • The Ethnoactor & Verbatim Performance
  • Stage Lighting

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
65
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

39 alternative credits
  • 39-42

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
65
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

You must have completed the following content core requirements for your intended teaching certification area, as regulated by the New York State Education Department, prior to enrollment:

  • 30 semester hours of drama, theatre, dramatic literature, or an equivalent
  • If you have fewer than 30 points or credits in these areas on admission, you will be required to take additional course work in educational theatre.
  • 3 semester hours of a language other than English (American Sign Language is acceptable) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    72813 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 72813 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    72813 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 72813 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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