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Earth Science Teacher (7-12) Concentration for pre-service teachers

The City University of New York

12 months
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855 USD/credit 25650 USD/year
855 USD/credit 25650 USD/year
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The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences in conjunction with the Department of Secondary Education, offers a MAT in Earth Science Teacher (7-12) Concentration for pre-service teachers from The City University of New York, and New York State Teaching Certificate in Adolescent Science Education with a specialization in earth science in grades 7-12. 

Overview

Earth Science Teacher (7-12) Concentration for pre-service teachers from The City University of New York is designed for teacher candidates with a background in Earth science seeking initial certification.

What you'll study

This master of arts in teaching program provides students with courses linking content and pedagogy across the content areas in Earth science required to teach the New York State Earth science curriculum. The program places a special emphasis on place-based instruction using the cultural and natural resources of New York City and State.

Applicants should consult matriculation requirements for adolescence education and special subjects in the Department of Secondary Education section of the Bulletin, and should contact the Program Coordinator for advisement.

The profession of teacher education is licensed by the New York State Education Department. Therefore, program requirements are subject to change.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Meteorology
  • The Solar System
  • Field Studies in Earth Science for Childhood and Middle Childhood Teachers
  • Physical and Life Science Instruction and Learning I, Middle Childhood and Adolescence
  • Historical, Philosophical, and Social Foundations of Education and Science
  • Research Seminar in Teaching: Science and Environmental Education 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

30-37

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.01

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (applicants who earned a bachelor's degree outside the United States need to submit a 'Course by Course International Transcript Evaluation.')
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • A brief biographical statement of 500 to 1,000 words describing your reasons for pursuing the specific graduate program to which you are applying and your future professional goals.
  • GRE scores
  • F-1 or J-1 international students must submit English Proficiency Exam
  • Interview with department.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.

New York State Residents

Full-Time $5,545 per semester

Part-Time $470 per credit

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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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