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Foreign Language Education, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification

New York University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
21540 USD/year
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About

You'll study language acquisition and pedagogy, and gain valuable classroom experience through student teaching placements in New York City schools. This Foreign Language Education, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification from New York University leads to eligibility for New York State initial teaching certification for grades 7–12.

Overview

The Foreign Language Education, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification from New York University combines core foundation classes and content electives with fieldwork and student teaching. You’ll study teaching methods, linguistics, your target foreign language, second language acquisition research, intercultural and multicultural perspectives in education, students with special needs, and adolescent learners in urban context. You’ll graduate with:

  • Foreign language teaching approaches that can be adjusted to suit the needs of learners from diverse linguistic, educational, and ethnic backgrounds
  • An understanding of urban educational environments and the social, cultural, and economic factors that influence learning
  • Knowledge of foreign language pedagogy, foreign language acquisition research, linguistics, and intercultural or multicultural studies

Careers and Outcomes

Upon completion of this degree, you’ll be eligible for New York State initial teaching certification for grades 7–12, and will have the skills you need to pursue positions as:

  • A foreign language teacher in elementary and secondary schools, community colleges, universities, community organizations, and immigrant resettlement agencies
  • A curriculum developer, specialist, or evaluator
  • A researcher, teacher educator, trainer, or program coordinator in governmental and nonprofit educational agencies and multinational corporations

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Linguistic analysis
  • Advanced Spanish for Teachers of Spanish 
  • Spanish Syntax for Teachers of Spanish
  • Spanish Pragmatics for Teachers of Spanish
  • Applied Linguistics in Spanish
  • Advanced French for Teachers of French 
  • Applied Linguistics in French 
  • Advanced Chinese for Teachers of Chinese
  • Applied Linguistics in Chinese 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

44 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

  • Résumé/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters Of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • GRE or MAT
  • Proficiency in English

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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Foreign Language Education, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification
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