431
Students
Urban setting
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Setting
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Overview

St. John's University / Department of Education Specialties is located in Queens, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Advanced Certificate (Adv C) Literacy Literacy leadership
Advanced Certificate (Adv C) Literacy Teaching literacy
Advanced Certificate (Adv C) Teaching English to speakers of other languages and bilingual education Bilingual education
Advanced Certificate (Adv C) Teaching English to speakers of other languages and bilingual education Teaching English to speakers of other languages
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Teaching English to speakers of other languages and bilingual education Teaching English to speakers of other languages
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Teaching English to speakers of other languages and bilingual education Childhood education and teaching English to speakers of other languages
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Literacy Teaching literacy (B-6) and TESOL (K-12)
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Literacy Teaching literacy (5-12) and TESOL (K-12)
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Literacy Teaching literacy
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Literacy Teaching literacy (B-6) and teaching children with disabilities in childhood education
Advanced Certificate (Adv C) Special education Teaching children with disabilities in adolescent education
Advanced Certificate (Adv C) Special education Teaching children with disabilities in childhood education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Special education Teaching students with disabilities and early childhood education (B-2)
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Special education Teaching children with disabilities in childhood education (1-6)
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Special education Teaching children with disabilities in adolescent education (7-12)
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Special education Childhood and childhood special education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Literacy Literacy

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 207
Doctoral Degrees 2
Other Advanced Degrees 77

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

191
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

Master's Degree Exam GRE, MAT, PRAXIS
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of goals (personal essay), official undergraduate transcripts, initial teaching certification; 12 credits of foreign language (for teaching English to speakers of other languages and bilingual education)
Additional Entrance Requirements Initial teaching certification, first master's transcripts, statement of purpose
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

Student Body

431
Total Graduate Students
80%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.56%
Black or African American 16.01%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.23%
Two or more races 2.78%
Unknown 9.28%

Gender

Male (19%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

41
Total faculty
Full-time (15)
Part-time (26)
Male (25)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Literacy and language; diversity; urban education; reading and writing; digital literacies; evidence-based practices for prevention of peer victimization/abuse; autism and intellectual disabilities; literacy skill development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
19,513

Location & Contact

Address 8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY  11439
United States
Contact Dr. John Spiridakis
Chair
Email: spiridaj@stjohns.edu
Phone: 718-990-5591