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Christopher Newport University

Department of Teacher Preparation

Newport News, VA

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Christopher Newport University

Overview

Christopher Newport University / Department of Teacher Preparation is located in Newport News, VA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 70

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam PRAXIS II/Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA)/PRAXIS (core mathematics)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

96
Applied
88
Accepted
78
Enrolled
92%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Spring deadline October 15th October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam PRAXIS II/Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA)/PRAXIS (core mathematics)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 580
TOEFL IBT score: 92
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

82
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 91%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.22%
Unknown 3.66%

Gender

Male (17%)
Female (82%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 16
Male (11)
Female (20)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Early literacy development, instructional innovations, professional teaching standards, multicultural issues, aesthetic education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
27,000

Location & Contact

Address 1 Avenue of the Arts
Newport News, VA  23606-3072
United States
Contact Dr. Jean Filetti
Director
Email: filetti@cnu.edu
Phone: 757-594-7388
Fax: 757-594-7803