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Teaching English, Grades 7–12, Initial Certification

New York University

M.A.
12 months
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21540 USD/year
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Upon completion of the Teaching English, Grades 7–12, Initial Certification from New York University, you’ll be eligible for New York State initial teaching certification for students in grades 7–12, with an option to pursue an extension for grades 5–6.

Overview

As part of your graduate studies, in the Teaching English, Grades 7–12, Initial Certification from New York University, you'll take core methods courses that link theory to practice and focus on issues related to the teaching of English, such as the teaching of reading and writing, fostering language development, and the ways language can be used as a force for both liberation and oppression.

The degree's core pedagogical courses are experience-based, encouraging you not only to read and analyze literary works, but also to consider how you would teach these works in engaging ways to help students develop a deeper understanding of literary themes.  

You will work closely with our nationally recognized faculty members to learn:
  • Teaching theories and approaches for middle and high school students
  • How to integrate content mastery with teaching materials in order to provoke inquiry-based learning
  • Classroom strategies that are innovative and appropriate for teaching today's students

Career Opportunities

This program leads to eligibility for New York State initial teaching certification for students in grades 7–12, with an option to pursue a certificate extension to also teach grades 5–6. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to pursue a number of employment opportunities, including:

  • Teacher of English at the middle school or high school level
  • Teacher trainer or curriculum specialist in middle and high schools, educational agencies, and community colleges
  • Educational consultant
  • Editor in academic or educational publishing

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Seminar in English Education
  • Adolescent Learners in Urban Contexts
  • Pedagogical Content Knowledge Course
  • Inquiries into Teaching and Learning
  • Field Work in Schools and Other Educational Settings
  • Integrating Media and Technology into the K-12 Curriculum
  • Curriculum and Research in the English Language Arts
  • Supervised Student Teaching in the High School
  • Pedagogical Content Knowledge Course

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 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.
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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.
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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, including: 
    • 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) 

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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Teaching English, Grades 7–12, Initial Certification
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New York University

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