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New York Institute of Technology

Department of Teacher Education

Old Westbury, NY

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Overview

New York Institute of Technology / Department of Teacher Education is located in Old Westbury, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Childhood education
Master of Science (MS) Early childhood
Master of Science (MS) Adolescence education Math
Master of Science (MS) Adolescence education Science
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Adolescent education Biology
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Adolescent education Chemistry
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Adolescent education Social studies
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Adolescent education English
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Adolescent education Math

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

39
Applied
28
Accepted
15
Enrolled
72%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements BS or equivalent; minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0; NY state provisional or initial certification (for MS in adolescence education); BS with major in biology, chemistry, economics, English, history, life sciences, math, physics, or psychology (for MS in childhood, early childhood education, and MAT); interview; personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

76
Total Graduate Students
39%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
60%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.53%
Black or African American 10.53%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.89%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.32%
Unknown 10.53%

Gender

Male (13%)
Female (86%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 2
Part-time - 7
Male (4)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Evolving definition of new literacies and its impact on teaching and learning (twenty-first century skills), new literacies practices in teacher education, teachers' professional development, English language and literacy learning through mobile learning, teaching reading to culturally and linguistically diverse children
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 8000
Old Westbury, NY  11568-8000
United States
Contact Dr. Hui-Yin Hsu
Department Chair
Email: hhsu02@nyit.edu
Phone: 516-686-1322
Fax: 516-686-7655