The M.S. program in English Education prepares graduates to be effective and engaging educators, fostering a love of writing, reading, English literature, and the language arts in their students.
This program from the Department of Reading and Language Arts prepares students with an English or literature background to teach in secondary education settings. You’ll deepen your knowledge of English content while developing skills in integration of media and technology, multi-level teaching, and standards-based assessment, all with an emphasis on cultural and linguistic diversity. This program aligns with the professional standards of the National Council for Teachers of English, and meets the academic requirements for initial and professional New York State teacher certification in English Language Arts (grades 7-12).
Our graduates are in middle grade and high/secondary schools across the US and internationally including England, Thailand, and Japan, in roles such as:
Interested students with existing initial certification in English (Grades 7-12) should consider our M.S. programs in Literacy Education, Teaching English Language Learners, or Teaching and Curriculum.