Department of Curriculum and Teaching School of Education Hofstra University

Department of Curriculum and Teaching School of Education Hofstra University

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Bilingual Education (MA); Bilingual Extension Education (CAS); Business Education (MS!Ed); Early Childhood And Childhood Education (MS!Ed); Early Childhood Education (MA, MS!Ed); Educational Technology (CAS); Elementary Education (MA, MS!Ed); Elementary Education - Math, Science, And Technology (MA); English Education (MA, MS!Ed); Fine Arts Education (MA, MS!Ed); Foreign Language Education (MA, MS!Ed); Learning And Teaching (Ed!D); Mathematics Education (MA, MS!Ed); Middle Level Education (Advanced Certificate); Middle School Extension (Grades 5-6) (Advanced Certificate); Middle School Extension (Grades 7-9) (Advanced Certificate); Music Education (MA, MS!Ed); Science Education (MA, MS!Ed); Secondary Education (Advanced Certificate); Social Studies Education (MA, MS!Ed); TESL/Bilingual Education (MA, MS!Ed, CAS); TESOL (MS!Ed, CAS); Wind Conducting (MA).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, One Foreign Language, Comprehensive Exam (For Some Programs), Thesis (For Some Programs), Electronic Portfolio, Student Teaching, Fieldwork, Curriculum Project, Exit Project; For Doctorate, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis/Dissertation; For Other Advanced Degree, One Foreign Language, Comprehensive Exam, Electronic Portfolio.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time And Evening/Weekend Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Letters Of Recommendation, Interview, Teaching Certificate (MA), Essay, Portfolio; For Doctorate, GRE, 3 Letters Of Recommendation, Essay, Interview, 2 Years Full-Time Teaching; For Other Advanced Degree, Letters Of Recommendation, Interview, Teaching Certificate, Essay, Portfolio. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 550 Paper-Based; 213 Computer-Based; 80 Ibt).
Application Deadline:
Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 28. 376 Applicants, 83% Accepted, 171 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
250 Full-Time (187 Women), 258 Part-Time (208 Women); Includes 80 Minority (26 African Americans, 12 Asian Americans Or Pacific Islanders, 42 Hispanic Americans).


26 Full-Time (18 Women), 28 Part-Time/Adjunct (16 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2008&Ndash;09, 298 Students Received Support, Including 55 Fellowships With Full And Partial Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $3,410 Per Year), 7 Research Assistantships With Full And Partial Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $13,199 Per Year); Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally Sponsored Loans, Scholarships/Grants, Health Care Benefits, Tuition Waivers (Full And Partial), Unspecified Assistantships, And Tuition Vouchers For Cooperating Teachers Also Available. Support Available To Part-Time Students. Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Judith Kaufman
Hempstead, NY 11549
Phone: 516-463-6566
Fax: 516-463-6196

Contact Info
Carol Drummer
Dean of Graduate Admissions
Hempstead, NY 11549
Phone: 516-463-4876
Fax: 516-463-4664

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