English Education (K-12)

Rutgers University

60 months
30144 USD/year
30144 USD/year
17736 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The five-year teacher education program in English Education (K-12) from Rutgers University leads to a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree, and initial teacher certification.


Rutgers undergraduates do preliminary coursework and field placements as assigned during the sophomore and junior years, are admitted to the English education (K-12) from Rutgers University during the spring semester of the junior year, and enter the professional education sequence in the summer between junior and senior years. Students then qualify to have their bachelor’s degree awarded by the undergraduate liberal arts college. The English Education (K-12) program is offered at Rutgers University.

Students continue with the professional sequence the summer after graduation. They return in the fall to complete a student-teaching internship with related coursework and continue with full-time graduate study, including a field-based research project, in the spring. The Ed.M. degree is conferred upon the completion of all five-year program requirements.

After the master’s degree is awarded, the GSE will make a recommendation to the New Jersey State Department of Education on behalf of the student to receive a Certificate of Eligibiligy with Advanced Standing (CEAS) as a teacher.

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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Education
  • Educational Psychology: Principles of Classroom Learning
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Teaching Literature: Readers, Texts, and Contexts
  • Differentiating Instruction in the English Language Arts
  • Individual and Cultural Diversity in the Classroom
  • Teaching Writing: Social and Cognitive Dimensions
  • Teachers as Writers
  • Assessment and Measurement for Teachers
  • Classroom Organization
  • Teaching Internship
  • Teaching Internship Seminar
  • The Teaching Professional
  • Inclusive Teaching in Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications to the five-year teacher education programs can be completed online or obtained from the Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions.
  • An application should be filed only during or after completion of the introductory courses 05:300:200 Introduction to Education and 05:300:306 Educational Psychology: Principles of Classroom Learning. Applications must be filed with the graduate admissions office no later than February 1 of the junior year. Students are admitted only once a year to the five-year program. Admission to the program is limited and is applied competitively to all applicants.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15072 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    30144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15072 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.
  • In-State

    17736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8868 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.


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