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Foreign Language Education, College and Adults, Non-Certification, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #28 (BCR) New York City, NY, United States
In the Foreign Language Education, College and Adults, Non-Certification program from New York University, you’ll learn pedagogical theories and methods, study applied linguistics, and complete a practicum internship teaching a foreign language to adult learners.

Overview

As you build your foundation toward a career teaching Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, or Spanish to adults, in the Foreign Language Education, College and Adults, Non-Certification program from New York University you’ll learn:

  • Teaching methods that provoke critical thought and inquiry-based learning
  • An understanding of urban educational environments and the social, cultural, and economic factors that influence learning
  • How to develop and implement innovative classroom strategies and curricula

Career Opportunities

While this program does not lead to eligibility for teaching certification, you will graduate well prepared to take on a variety of career paths, including:

  • Teacher in colleges, universities, community organizations, and immigrant resettlement agencies
  • Curriculum developer, specialist, or evaluator
  • Researcher, teacher educator, trainer, or program coordinator in governmental and nonprofit educational agencies and multinational corporations

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Teaching Foreign Languages: Theory and Practice
  • Teaching Second Languages: Theory and Practice
  • Linguistic Analysis
  • Bilingual Multicultural Education: Theory and Practice
  • Intercultural Perspectives in Multilingual Education (study away option)
  • Applied Linguistics in French   
  • Advanced French for Teachers of French
  • Applied Linguistics in Spanish

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
    • Duration description

      Students have up to six years to complete the program.

  • Credits
    30 alternative credits

    30-34

  • 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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General Requirements

  • Résumé/cv
  • Statement Of Purpose
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • 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.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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