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

New York University

12 months
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This Educational Theatre, Grades K-12, and Social Studies Education, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification MA 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 Studies Education, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification MA 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

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

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

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    87749 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 87749 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    87749 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 87749 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
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Funding

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