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Rutgers University

Master
12 months
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29232 USD/year
29232 USD/year
17736 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts for Teachers (M.A.T.) in Chinese from Rutgers University is primarily designed for practicing Chinese language teachers at American secondary schools who wish to further develop their professional knowledge and skills.

Overview

The Master of Arts for Teachers (M.A.T.) in Chinese from Rutgers University is also intended to serve the needs of those interested in pursuing a career related to Chinese language and culture teaching, especially at K-12 schools. It partially fulfills the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) requirements to obtain a Certificate of Eligibility (CE) to teach Chinese at K-12 schools in NJ. The M.A.T. in Chinese in itself does not lead to certification or a degree in education (see box below for more information). The program may also be of interest to Rutgers University undergraduates majoring in Chinese or related fields contemplating a career as Chinese language teachers in K-12 schools in NJ and elsewhere. The M.A.T. in Chinese is a terminal degree and does not lead to Ph.D. studiesThe program is also intended to serve the needs of those interested in pursuing a career related to Chinese language and culture teaching, especially at K-12 schools. It partially fulfills the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) requirements to obtain a Certificate of Eligibility (CE) to teach Chinese at K-12 schools in NJ. The M.A.T. in Chinese in itself does not lead to certification or a degree in education (see box below for more information). The program may also be of interest to Rutgers University undergraduates majoring in Chinese or related fields contemplating a career as Chinese language teachers in K-12 schools in NJ and elsewhere. The M.A.T. in Chinese is a terminal degree and does not lead to Ph.D. studies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Topics in Chinese Language and Linguistics
  • Chinese Across the Curriculum
  • Teaching Chinese through Modern Fiction
  • Chinese Contemporary Culture and Society
  • Advanced Topics in Chinese Civilization

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 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.
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English requirements

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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Minimum Requirements to Enter the M.A.T. in Chinese program:

  • B.A. or B.S. degree or higher with minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Minimum of 3 years of formal instruction in Mandarin Chinese
  • For International Students only: TOEFL
  • Official transcripts: one set of official transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended (including Rutgers) is required
  • A personal statement: a short essay of approximately 500 to 800 words about your plans for graduate study and your career goals is required. Include a brief description of your academic and/or professional background and qualifications, as well as your interest in the program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29232 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14616 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    29232 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14616 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    17736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8868 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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