If you have substantial English content background, wish to be a leader in English education, aim to teach English nationally or internationally, and are not seeking New York State teaching certification, our English education studies program will provide you the tools necessary to achieve your professional goals.
The English education studies program is a part time, fully online program. It is comprised of 33 credit hours and can be completed in two years. Our program focuses on teaching, research and learning. It integrates literature, composition, media and digital literacies in secondary schools and higher education. Classes are small and students get individualized attention.
As a student in this program you will:
|Degree granted||Master of Education (EdM)
|Degree/credentials required for admission||Bachelor's degree and minimum 30 hours of content area|
|Teacher certification granted
|Credits required for completion||33
|Time to completion||4 to 5 semesters part-time|
|Program delivery||On campus or online
|Application deadline||Preferred deadline of Feb. 1 for fall and Nov. 1 for spring. Rolling after deadline, space dependent.
Apply to this program if you have substantial English content
background (30 hours of content area minimum) and are not
interested in obtaining a recommendation for New York State
teaching certification. Students that complete this program
without certification can teach outside of New York State,
internationally and within schools that do not require
English education is concerned with the teaching of literature
and composition in secondary schools and colleges and universities.
This program takes a broad humanistic approach and emphasizes
research and practice in language, writing, and response to
literature. Students study theory, research, and practice.
Required Courses (21 credit hours)
Content Electives (12 credit hours)
Please note: a grade of B- or higher is required for all coursework in the English Education Studies Non Teacher Certification Online program.
Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution and an interest in English education at the graduate level.
Submit your completed online application, which includes:
Former/Maiden Name: The Graduate School of Education must be made aware if applicants have ever changed their name. If this is the case, be sure to ask the institution sending your transcripts to indicate your current name and any former or maiden names.
Admission Decision: The admissions decision will be communicated to you as soon as review is complete. Typically, this takes between 2-4 weeks. The decision is based on a number of factors and is the result of a thorough and deliberate process. All decisions are final and cannot be appealed.
All supporting documents must be uploaded and attached to your online application. This includes unofficial copies of your transcripts and any other documents required for review.
All financial forms and supporting documentation with required signatures must be uploaded with your application, and must be dated within one year of your intended enrollment date.
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