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English Education

English Education

In the Department of Arts & Humanities

Application Requirements

Masters Programs

  • Completed Application
  • Application Fee
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcripts from all universities you have attended (uploaded into online application)
  • 2 Letters of Reference (3 Letters for Ed.M. applicants)
  • Resume
  • Academic Writing Sample (for Ed.M. applicants only)
  • GRE required only for:
    • Master of Arts - Initial Certification
    • Master of Arts - Professional Certification
    • Master of Arts - Transitional B (Peace Corps Fellows)
  • Peace Corps Fellows Application required only for:
    • Master of Arts - Transitional B (Peace Corps Fellows) submitted via online application

Additional Notes

  • Applicants seeking Professional Certification must hold Initial Certification
  • For the Master of Arts - Professional Certification (INSTEP Cohort) ONLY: Initial Certification not required, but applicants seeking Professional Certification must hold Initial Certification

Doctoral Programs

  • Completed Application
  • Application Fee
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcripts from all universities you have attended (uploaded into online application)
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation, one of which must be academic
  • Resume
  • Academic Writing Sample

Additional Notes

  • For Doctor of Education and Doctor of Philosophy ONLY: evidence of 3-5 years full-time teaching experience is expected
  • For Doctor of Education in College Teaching ONLY: evidence in college teaching is expected, but not required

Learn More

For more information about applying to Teachers College, Columbia University, please visit the Office of Admissions, email tcinfo@tc.columbia.edu, or call (212) 678-3710.

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