English Education Studies, EdM

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.  

Our English education studies program is a part-time program, comprised of 33 credit hours, that can be completed in two years on campus, online or via hybrid course delivery (online/on campus combination). 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.  

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Why English Education Studies at UB?

As a student in this program you will:

  • read, analyze, and discuss current theory and practice
  • explore approaches to literature, composition, media, and technology
  • engage in numerous multimodal and technological projects
  • create unit plans in the context of current standards and assessment movements
  • participate in individualized capstone projects

Program Overview

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, online or hybrid
Career opportunities
  • English teachers in a private or overseas school setting
  • Instructors in a college setting
  • Researchers and authors
  • Administrators in higher education settings
Application deadline Priority Deadlines
Spring: Nov. 1, then rolling until Jan. 10
Summer: Feb. 1, then rolling until May 10
Fall: Feb. 1, then rolling until Aug. 10
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Graduate School of Education
366 Baldy Hall, North Campus

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