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Educational Theatre, Grades K-12, and Social Srudies Education, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification

New York University

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12 months
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21540 USD/year
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About

This Educational Theatre, Grades K-12, and Social Srudies Education, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification program from New York University leads to eligibility for New York State initial certification as a teacher of theatre and a teacher of social studies. 

Overview

In the Educational Theatre, Grades K-12, and Social Srudies Education, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification program from New York University you'll gain a foundation in social studies and drama, learn pedagogical methods and strategies, and acquire hands-on experience through fieldwork and student teaching.

You will work closely with a faculty advisor as you create a sequence of courses to reflect your interests and select classes in research, pedagogy, theatre art forms, and community-engaged approaches, ensuring that you learn:

  • US and world history
  • World drama
  • Drama in education
  • How to explore social issues through drama
  • Interactive dramatic strategies in teaching and learning for exploring key ideas in primary source documents, historical concepts, periods, debates, and texts

Careers and Outcomes

Graduates of our program are teachers of drama and theatre at preschools and elementary, middle, and secondary schools. They hold positions in education and theatre departments in museums, art galleries, colleges, and universities.

You will graduate eligible for New York State initial certification as a teacher of theatre, all grades (K–12), and a teacher of social studies, grades 7–12. Learn more about teacher certification and our degree's accreditation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • World Drama 
  • Drama in Education
  • The Social Studies Curriculum: US History
  • The Social Studies Curriculum: World History
  • Exploring Social Issues through Drama
  • Integration of Media and Technology
  • Literacy Acquisition and Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

47 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

  • 9 semester hours of acting, directing, and production
  • 9 semester hours of dramatic literature
  • 6 semester hours of theatre history
  • 15 semester hours of history and geography of the US and the world
  • 3 semester hours of economics
  • 3 semester hours of government or political science
  • 3 semester hours in the social sciences with the exception of psychology and philosophy
  • 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

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Educational Theatre, Grades K-12, and Social Srudies Education, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification
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New York University

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