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

New York University

12 months
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At the Educational Theatre, Grades K-12, and English Education, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification MA program from New York University students will learn pedagogical methods and drama strategies that can be integrated into the teaching of theatre, reading, writing, and language arts. 

Overview

Explore strategies wherein literacy flourishes, reading comes alive, and students investigate issues of personal and social significance, and gain hands-on experience in New York schools. This Educational Theatre, Grades K-12, and English Education, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification MA program from New York University leads to New York State initial certification as a teacher of theatre and a teacher of English.

Your curriculum includes integrated course work in drama, dramatic literature, and theatre, which are tied to the four New York State Learning Standards for the Arts, ensuring that you study: 

  • Dramatic literature
  • Theatre production and performance
  • Drama in education
  • Theatre and literature for young audiences
  • How to explore ideas and concepts in novels and plays through drama and theatre strategies
  • Classroom strategies that are innovative and appropriate for teaching today's middle and high school students

Careers and Outcomes

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reading Content  
  • Language Content 
  • Writing Content 
  • Drama in Education
  • Educational Theatre Content Elective 

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

  • 30 semester hours in English or dramatic literature or an equivalent
  • 30 semester hours of theatre or educational theatre
    • If you have fewer than 30 prerequisite points or credits in these areas on admission, you will be required to take additional coursework as part of your master's program.
  • 3 semester hours of a language other than English (American Sign Language is acceptable)

Tuition Fee

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    84015 USD/year
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  • National

    84015 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 84015 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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