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Teaching English and Teaching Students with Disabilities, Grades 7–12, Initial Certification

New York University

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12 months
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21540 USD/year
21540 USD/year
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About

This Teaching English and Teaching Students with Disabilities, Grades 7–12, Initial Certification degree from New York University prepares you to teach English and special education for grades 7–12, with an optional certificate extension to teach grades 5–6.

Overview

In the Teaching English and Teaching Students with Disabilities, Grades 7–12, Initial Certification from New York University, students will learn pedagogical theories and methods that address the needs of students with disabilities and other learning challenges; build a strong foundation in English, literacy, and language arts; and acquire valuable classroom experience.

Careers and Outcomes 

Across the country, schools are experiencing a consistent shortage of special education teachers – particularly those with content-area expertise needed from high school teachers. 

You’ll graduate from this program eligible for dual New York State certification in English and Special Education for grades 7–12, with an option to pursue a certificate extension to also teach grades 5–6. You’ll be sought after by employers for your ability to teach students of all backgrounds, with and without learning challenges like autism, dyslexia, and attention difficulties.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Inquiries into Teaching and Learning
  • Drug and Alcohol Education/Child Abuse Identification and School Violence Prevention
  • Adolescent Learners in Urban Contexts
  • Integrating Education Technology in Teaching and Learning
  • Educating Students with Disabilities in Middle Childhood and Adolescent Settings
  • Psychological and Educational Assessments in Special Education
  • Education of Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

42 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
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.
100
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An English major or 30 semester hours in English that includes:
    • 12 semester hours of literature
    • 3-6 semester hours in language
    • 3-6 semester hours in writing
  • 3 semester hours of a language other than English (American Sign Language is acceptable)
    • 6 semester hours of mathematics (includes statistics)
    • 6 semester hours of natural or physical sciences
    • 6 semester hours of social science/studies

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.

Funding

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