Degree: MA License
Clasroom Type: On campus
Prepares individuals to teach English to diverse adolescents as they develop their reading and writing skills and an appreciation for literature. Features a residency program perfected and proven through almost 30 years of ongoing work with partner schools. Graduates gain in-depth knowledge that builds on their students' languages, abilities, cultures, and real-world experiences.
Interest Categories: Communication & Writing Education & Counseling Humanities & Languages
Campus: CU Denver
University of Colorado Denver’s MA in Teaching (MAT) with an English Education teaching license expertly prepares you to teach English to diverse adolescents as they develop their reading and writing skills and an appreciation for and skills for reading quality literature. Learning from dedicated teachers and award-winning faculty in a residency program perfected and proven through almost 30 years of ongoing work with partner schools make our program – and our graduates – stand out. Our students gain in-depth knowledge that builds on students’ languages, abilities, cultures and real-world experiences.
In this program, you will study contemporary, multicultural and classic literature and the developmental process of building reading and writing skills. Our goal is to help you have a transformative impact on student learning, creativity and achievement, while also supporting you as an innovator in your school and professional networks. As part of this program, you will learn to fully engage students in your classroom by exploring:
As one of the top education schools in the country, we’re proud to help people like you become teachers. At CU Denver’s School of Education & Human Development, you’ll be surrounded by other committed, talented students who are determined to make a positive impact in the classroom. They are drawn to our program because they want a deeper level of preparedness –one that will allow them to give their best to every student, every day. The School of Education & Human Development is regularly ranked as a top graduate school and “best online” experiences by U.S. News & World Report. We match your passion for teaching with an education that is rooted in diversity, technology, proven approaches and real-world practice. That’s why our graduates are prepared to make immediate and life-long impacts on people, communities and the world.
Recommended Completion Time:18 months
Required Credits for Completion:39
Due to the rigorous nature of teacher preparation as guided by state and national accreditation standards, pre-planning steps are necessary before applying to the Teaching program. Please note that these steps must be taken and more time may be needed in order to meet specific deadlines. Phone or in person appointments with the department advisor are highly recommended in order to determine the best time for applicants to apply.
Contact us to learn more about the application process at 303-315-6300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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School of Education & Human Development
Office of Recruitment and Outreach
Summer Semester: February 15
Fall Semester: April 1
We welcome applications from motivated individuals who have bachelor's degrees and a strong passion for education.