Department of Teaching and Learning

Foreign Language Education

Teaching French as a Foreign Language and TESOL, Dual Master's

Paris and New York

This unique, transatlantic, and highly innovative 50-credit Master of Arts program combines one year in Paris and one year in New York City.

The program leads to dual certification as a teacher of French for grades 7-12 and as a teacher of English as a Second Language for grades K-12. 

The program is offered jointly by Steinhardt’s Foreign Language Education Program and NYU Paris, Department of French, Graduate School of Arts and Science.

Teaching and Learning at NYU Paris

Teaching and Learning in New York

Course work in New York City takes place at NYU’s Washington Square campus, located in the heart of Greenwich Village.

Students also have an option to take an additional summer course to extend their certification to include teaching foreign languages at the K-6 level.

Degree Requirements

Students must enroll for full-time study (at least 12 points) for the two semesters at NYU Paris. Students are also expected to complete their remaining course work at the Washington Square campus on a full-time basis.

See a sample sequence of courses.
Read course descriptions.

Special Admissions Requirements

You are not required to take the GRE or MAT (Miller Analogies Test). If you have already taken one of these tests, however, and wish to submit your scores, we will take the scores into consideration as part of a holistic reading of your application. See how to submit scores for the GRE and the MAT.

Learn more about the application requirements for this joint master of arts program.

Interested candidates apply through the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

Fall admission only. 

The in-office deadline for all materials is February 1.

Special Financial Aid

All students enrolled in this program receive a 30% tuition reduction.

Citizens and permanent residents of the U.S. should complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to receive consideration for student loans.

Students may also be eligible for a federal TEACH grant, which provides $4,000 a year for those willing to teach in low-income areas.

Non-US citizens should visit NYU's financial aid website for additional financial aid information.

Faculty Contacts

Lorena Llosa
Coordinator, Joint MA Programs
Department of Teaching and Learning
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Henriette Goldwyn
NY Director, NYU Paris
Professor of French
Department of French
Graduate School of Arts and Science

Benoit Bolduc
Director, NYU Paris
Professor of French
57 Boulevard Saint Germain
75005 Paris