Teachers of English Language and Literature in College (MA)

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Program Description

This program serves professionals seeking preparation for two-year college teaching and non-teaching positions in such fields as publishing and educational policy-making, as well as certified teaching professionals seeking additional coursework in educational theory and research methods in preparation for doctoral-level study. The curriculum is tailored to the professional and personal needs of individual students, with possible concentrations in curriculum and instruction, educational linguistics, reading and literature, writing, and related areas.


Admission to graduate programs in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development requires the following minimum components:

  • Résumé/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Proficiency in English

See NYU Steinhardt's Graduate Admissions website for additional information on school-wide admission. Some programs may require additional components for admissions.

See How to Apply for admission requirements and instructions specific to this program.