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St. John's University

Program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Bilingual Education

Queens, NY

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St. John's University

Overview

St. John's University / Program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Bilingual Education is located in Queens, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Advanced Certificate (Adv C) Teaching English to speakers of other languages
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Childhood education and teaching English to speakers of other languages
Advanced Certificate (Adv C) Bilingual education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Teaching English to speakers of other languages

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 47
Other Advanced Degrees 71

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

54
Applied
49
Accepted
35
Enrolled
91%

Applying

70
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 17th August 17th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, MAT, or PRAXIS
Master's Degree Requirements Statement of goals (personal essay), official undergraduate transcripts, initial teaching certification
Additional Entrance Requirements Initial teaching certification, first master's transcripts, statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

104
Total Graduate Students
79%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
20%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 23.08%
Black or African American 3.85%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.65%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.92%
Unknown 9.62%

Gender

Male (11%)
Female (88%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Second language learning and academic achievement, heritage language education, assessing the progress of English language learners toward English acquisition, dual language acquisition, study of English Creoles and dialects of other English's, literacy development for ESL learners; investigating Caribbean and Creole language and culture, education law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY  11439
United States
Contact Dr. John Spiridakis
Chair
Email: spiridaj@stjohns.edu
Phone: 718-990-5591