Transformational Teaching Students with Disabilities and Computer Science (MAT)

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Program Description

This Master of Arts in Teaching program in Transformational Teaching in Middle and High School for Students with Disabilities and Computer Science prepares prospective teachers to work with students with disabilities and within computer science education contexts. Dynamic computer science education research is combined with established special education practices, enabling students to work as equitable and inclusive educators who create meaningful experiences and varied access points.
This program leads to eligibility for New York State initial teaching certification in Students with Disabilities Generalist 7–12 and Teaching a Special Subject (All Grades): Computer Science.

Accreditation (AAQEP)

The New York University Teacher Education Program, which is designed to prepare students to meet the challenges of teaching and leadership in today’s demanding educational environment, is granted accreditation by the Association for Advancing Quality Educator Programs (AAQEP) for a period of seven years, from April 2020 to June 2027. This accreditation certifies that the fore-named professional education program has provided evidence that the program adheres to AAQEP’s quality principles.


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.