College of Staten Island of the City University of New York / Program in Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages is located in Staten Island, NY, in an urban setting.
Degrees & Awards
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed)
Earning Your Degree
Part-time study available?
Evening/weekend programs available?
Distance learning programs available?
Comp Exam Required
Fieldwork; twelve three-credit courses (36 credits); research project under faculty supervision
Other Advanced Degrees
Seven three-credit courses (21 credits)
Application Fee - Domestic
Electronic applications accepted?
Applications processed on a rolling basis?
Master's Degree Requirements
Baccalaureate degree in liberal arts and sciences major or 36 approved credits in liberal arts and sciences, one year of college level foreign language, minimum overall GPA of 3.0, two letters of recommendation, one- or two-page personal statement
Additional Entrance Requirements
Courses required for New York State initial certificate in early childhood, childhood or adolescence education or its equivalent from another state; baccalaureate degree in a liberal arts and sciences major, or 36 credits in a liberal arts and sciences concentration, with minimum overall GPA of 3.0
TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS Paper score: 6.5
Focus of faculty research:
Application of critical pedagogies focusing on intersections of race, class, culture, and gender in first and second language literacies; urban education; second language acquisition in secondary education; cross-linguistic predictors in reading comprehension; students with interrupted or inconsistent formal education (SIFE)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
Location & Contact
2800 Victory Boulevard Staten Island, NY 10314-6600 United States