English Education

Welcome to the English Education Program


When you embark upon an English Education graduate program at Teachers College, you are joining a vibrant community of educators, scholars, and activists building upon our rich history as the nation's founding graduate school of education working to shape the future of English education across the globe. You'll join a diverse body of empowered and unique voices committed to building collaboration while embracing the individual in the inimitable urban setting of New York City.  You will work to shape the way that English education sustains and nurtures student identities across traditional and emerging forms of writing and reading. Teacher's College prepares students to think, act, and educate as inclusive and progressive leaders building the future of education.



Choose Your Degree


The M.A. in Teaching of English (INSTEP) degree is geared toward inservice teachers who wish to further their teaching, research, and leadership skills while remaining full time teachers in their communities.

The Ed.M. in English Education degree is well suited for individuals who are currently teaching and who wish to concentrate their studies further within the field of English education and/or individuals who are thinking about undertaking doctoral work in English education, but feel a need to first expand their grasp of current issues in the field.

For admissions, please contact ahadmission@tc.columbia.edu

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