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Master of Science in Education in English (7-12)

Students enrolling in Master of Science in Secondary Education programs will be assigned an advisor in the area of certification who will meet with and review the student’s background. Together, they will plan an appropriate program of graduate courses. This approved program is to be filed with the department during the first semester of attendance. The student may not depart from this approved program without permission of the advisor. Each academic area has its own course requirements. In general, students take about half of their program in the appropriate academic departments and half in education.

Admissions at a Glance
Fall Deadline July 15
Spring Deadline December 15
Extended Deadline None
Letters of Reference 3
Essay 500 Words
PTE 68
Accepts Non-Matric Yes

Requirements for Matriculation

These requirements are in addition to the general requirements for matriculation.

  1. The Master of Science in Education (MSED) Program is for students who already hold an initial certificate in a teaching discipline and who wish to pursue advanced studies in education. Graduates from this program gain an advanced certification and a MSED degree
  2. Three letters recommendation are required. At least two must be academic references (such as former course instructors/professors)
  3. The 500 word essay should address the following:
    1. Why you want to be a secondary English Language Arts teacher in an urban context
    2. Why the Queens College program you are applying to will be a good fit
    3. Describe any prior teaching and/or tutoring experience you have had

Requirements for Non-Matriculation

These requirements are in addition to the general requirements for non-matriculation​.

  1. Students who wish to take English Education program courses as non-matriculated students must contact an English Education program advisor before submitting an application via the application system