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St. John's University

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Queens, NY

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St. John's University

Overview

St. John's University / Department of Curriculum and Instruction is located in Queens, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Early childhood education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Childhood education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Curriculum and instruction Teaching, learning, and knowing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Curriculum and instruction Early childhood
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Curriculum and instruction STEM education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Curriculum and instruction Global education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Adolescent education

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 112

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

69
Enrolled

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 17th August 17th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, MAT, or PRAXIS
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of goals (personal essay), official undergraduate transcripts, initial teaching certification
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, 2 essays, official master's transcripts, 3 years' teaching experience or master's degree, interview
Additional Entrance Requirements Statement of purpose, official master's transcripts, teaching certification

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

277
Total Graduate Students
89%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.69%
Black or African American 20.94%
White or Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.36%
Asian 13.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.61%
Unknown 7.22%

Gender

Male (40%)
Female (59%)

Faculty

39
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 21
Male (14)
Female (25)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Digital and nondigital literacies; youth participatory action research; self-determination in the special education setting; improving children's learning in math, science and technology; health and nutrition education to prevent obesity; literacies, early childhood, school culture
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
66,870

Location & Contact

Address 8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY  11439
United States
Contact Dr. Daniel Ness
Chair
Email: nessd@stjohns.edu
Phone: 718-990-2717