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Urban Education and Community Studies

Rowan University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
756 USD/credit
756 USD/credit
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About

The objective of Rowan University’s Master of Arts in Urban Education and Community Studies is to prepare urban educators, community organizers, policymakers, school leaders, and youth-focused change agents to understand the contradictions of current urban school systems and meaningfully address the educational and broader socioeconomic disparities that urban communities too often face.

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Overview

The program meets its primary objective through a focus on students understanding and applying a range of critical perspectives to study urban education and communities including from historical, legal, sociological, and political economic lenses. There are no certifications attached to the program. The program culminates in a master’s degree.

Teachers in the state of New Jersey may apply to the Master of Arts in Urban Education and Community Studies program through the New Jersey Teacher Outreach Program (NJTOP®). For more information including NJTOP tuition rates click here.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Power and Privilege: The Social Construction of Difference
  • Sociology of Education: Political Economy of Urban Education and Environments
  • Examining Intersectionality: Critical Theories of Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality, and Citizenship
  • History of Urban Education and Communities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An online application and non-refundable application fee.
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate records- Students must have earned a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited school.
  • Official Test Scores
  • Recommendations from three individuals for Ph.D. programs and two for masters programs, 
  • Personal Statement- This is part of the online application.
  • Interview with Admissions Committee-Required only for the Cell and Molecular Biology (PhD/MS) and Histopathology applicants. 
  • Optional Resume or CV

Tuition Fee

  • International

    756 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 756 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    756 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 756 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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