Make a difference in the literary lives of students by developing teaching and learning methods in literature, writing, and the language arts. You'll complete extensive school-based fieldwork and supervised student teaching in New York City schools. Upon completion, you’ll be eligible for New York State initial teaching certification for students in grades 7–12, with an option to pursue an extension for grades 5–6.Request Info
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Earn two degrees in just five years and embark on a career as a teacher of English, curriculum specialist or evaluator, editor or publisher, and more with our dual degree.
NYU’s English Education program is form-fitted to the urban context in which many of its students wish to teach. If you want to work in an NYC school, know that NYU champions progressive notions of what constitutes English education with respect to the current urban youth population, provides indispensable insights and resources for your approach to teaching these students, and places you in field settings that familiarize you with the challenges and joys of working in urban environments.