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Hofstra University

Programs in Teacher Education

Hempstead, NY

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Hofstra University

Overview

Hofstra University / Programs in Teacher Education is located in Hempstead, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Foreign language education Spanish
Master of Arts (MA) Foreign language education French
Master of Arts (MA) Foreign language education Russian
Master of Arts (MA) Foreign language education German
Master of Arts (MA) Mathematics education
Master of Arts (MA) TESOL with specialization in STEM
(Advanced Certificate) Secondary education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Music education
Master of Arts (MA) Early childhood education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Foreign language education Chemistry
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Foreign language education Spanish
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Foreign language education Earth science
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Foreign language education Arabic
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Foreign language education Physics
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Foreign language education Chinese
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Foreign language education Biology
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Foreign language education French
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Foreign language education Italian
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Foreign language education Russian
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Foreign language education Mandarin
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Foreign language education German
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Early childhood and childhood education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Teaching languages other than English and TESOL
Master of Arts (MA) Technology for learning
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Curriculum studies
Master of Arts (MA) Languages other than English and teaching English as a second language
(Advanced Certificate) TESOL
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Elementary education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Business education
Master of Arts (MA) Bilingual education
(Advanced Certificate) Educational technology
(Advanced Certificate) Foundations of education Grades 5-6
(Advanced Certificate) Foundations of education Grades 7-9
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Learning and teaching Art education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Learning and teaching Math, science, and technology
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Learning and teaching Early childhood education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Learning and teaching Special education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Learning and teaching Human development
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Learning and teaching Social studies education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Learning and teaching Arts and humanities
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Learning and teaching Science education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Learning and teaching English education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Learning and teaching Math education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Learning and teaching Applied linguistics
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Learning and teaching Physical education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Learning and teaching Multicultural education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Early childhood education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) TESOL
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) English education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Social studies education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Fine arts education
(Advanced Certificate) Fine arts and music education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Foreign language and TESOL
Master of Arts (MA) Music education
Master of Arts (MA) Science education Chemistry
Master of Arts (MA) Science education Earth science
Master of Arts (MA) Science education Physics
Master of Arts (MA) Science education Biology
Master of Arts (MA) Social studies education
Master of Arts (MA) Elementary education Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
(Advanced Certificate) Work based learning extension
(Advanced Certificate) Bilingual extension Intensive teacher institute
(Advanced Certificate) Bilingual extension Education/speech language pathology
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Family and consumer science
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Mathematics education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 103
Doctoral Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 32

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Exit project, student teaching, fieldwork, electronic portfolio, curriculum project, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GMAT, GRE, LSAT, or MAT
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees 3 Foreign Languages
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

205
Applied
180
Accepted
93
Enrolled
88%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation, portfolio, teacher certification (MA), interview, essay
Doctoral Degree Exam GMAT, GRE, LSAT, or MAT
Additional Entrance Requirements 2 letters of recommendation, essay, interview and/or portfolio, teaching certificate

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

243
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.93%
Black or African American 6.17%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.41%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.12%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Educational interventions that foster critical-thinking skills; teachers' attitudes about professional development; threats to teacher quality
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 100 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY  11549
United States
Contact Dr. Eustace Thompson
Chairperson
Email: eustace.g.thompson@hofstra.edu
Phone: 516-463-5749
Fax: 516-463-6275

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