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Secondary Education, MA in Teaching

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Candidates in this program will be prepared to teach students from ninth to twelfth grade. Candidates will focus on content- specific secondary methods.The Secondary Education alternative licensure program simultaneously combines accelerated coursework with classroom experiences and one-to-one mentoring. Candidates in this program will have the guidance and support of a mentor teacher, a University coordinator and a site coach throughout the two years of required provisional teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Methods of Reading and Reading in the Content Area 
  • Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language 
  • Cycle of Effective Teaching 
  • Pre-residency Field Experience Block 
  • Survey of Students with Exceptionalities for the Regular Classroom Teacher 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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:

    80

    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:

    550

    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

The Secondary Education program requires that applicants have one of the following:
  • a degree in art, biology, chemistry, computer science, English/language arts, history, mathematics, music, physics, political science, or Spanish.
  • the equivalent of a degree - 32 credit hours in art, biology, chemistry, computer science, English/language arts, history, mathematics, music, physics, political science, or Spanish.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    575 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 575 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    575 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 575 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    575 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 575 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Chicago Ridge

  • 1100 - 1500 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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