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Teaching Students with Disabilities - Transformational Teaching, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification

New York University

12 months
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Get the in-demand skills you need to become a secondary school educator for students with disabilities and other learning challenges. At the Teaching Students with Disabilities - Transformational Teaching, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification MA program from New York University you'll learn pedagogical strategies and develop a deep knowledge of special education.

Overview

Your course work and student teaching experiences will prepare you to work with a broad spectrum of learners. At the Teaching Students with Disabilities - Transformational Teaching, Grades 7-12, Initial Certification MA program from New York University you'll learn about:

  • Methods for teaching and individualizing instruction for students with disabilities or other learning challenges
  • Language and literacy acquisition and development
  • The psychological and educational assessments of students with disabilities
  • Designing effective curricula for all learners
  • Effective classroom management for all students
You'll be prepared to work with students in grades 7–12, and optionally grades 5–6, who have a variety of learning challenges, including:
  • Autism
  • Attention difficulties
  • Learning disabilities
  • Emotional and behavioral disabilities

Career Opportunities

There is a strong need and consistent shortage of special education teachers in US schools, and your ability to teach students of all backgrounds will make you a highly desirable candidate for employers. You’ll graduate from this program eligible for initial certification in New York State for Special Education grades 7–12, with an option to pursue a certificate extension to also teach grades 5–6.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educating Students with Disabilities in Middle Childhood and Adolescent Settings
  • Psychological and Educational Assessments in Special Education
  • Education of Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities
  • Individuals with Disabilities in School and Community
  • Strategies for Teaching Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders
  • Teaching and Learning English Language Arts in the Middle/High School

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Standardized Test Information – GMAT or GRE (and TOEFL if required);
  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    56010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 56010 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    56010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 56010 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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