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Master of Arts in Education: Specialty Area Requirements
All applicants to the Secondary English MAE program will provide an application package that presents evidence of their development of the necessary knowledge, skills, and disposition to become successful teachers of English.
Components of the application package are:
Applicants can demonstrate appropriate development of knowledge, skills, and disposition in a variety of ways. In general, however, criteria for admission include:
Applications will be reviewed by a committee comprising the English MAE faculty, the Director of Graduate Studies in English, and faculty representatives from the BA and BS programs. Each interview will be conducted by the MAE faculty and in some cases other member(s) of the committee.
In addition to informing the admission decision, the components of the application are designed to provide material for formative feedback that will both help applicants make the transition from student to teacher and prepare them to make similar applications for professional positions.
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