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Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you might have about our programs. We can connect you with current students, alumni or set up a visit so you can meet with professors or sit in on a class.

Graduate Program Coordinator:
Brittney Cosby, bcosby@american.edu

 

Bilingual Education

MA or Certificate in Bilingual Education with concentrations in:

  • International Training and Education
  • Teacher Education
  • TESOL

Questions: Please contact bilingual@american.edu or 202-885-3731

 

Education Policy and Leadership

MED or Certificate in Education Policy and Leadership with concentrations in:
  • Policy Studies
  • Teacher Leadership with concentrations in (1) Literacy (2) Dyslexia / Reading Specialist and (3) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

Questions: Please contact edpolicy@american.edu or 202-885-6900

 

International Training and Education (ITEP)

MA in International Training and Education with concentrations in:

  • International Development Education
  • International Exchange and Study Abroad
  • Global Education
  • Global Health

Questions: Please contact itep@american.edu or 202-885-6279

 

Special Education

Minor in Special Education

Combined BA in Elementary or Secondary Education and MA in Special Education

MA in Special Education: Learning Disabilities

Questions: Please contact specialed@american.edu or 202-885-3731

 

Teacher Education

BA in Elementary Education

BA in Secondary Education

Minor in Education Studies

Combined BA and MAT

MAT or Certificate in Teaching with concentrations in:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education (English, social studies, math, biology, chemistry and physics)
  • K-12 Education (health and physical education, foreign language, studio arts and performing arts)
  • Bilingual Education
  • ESOL

Questions: Please contact teachered@american.edu or 202-885-3746

 

Admissions Information

Graduate

Undergraduate

 

CAS Graduate Programs Information Request Form

Contact us directly or use this information request form to learn more about our graduate-level programs.

 

FAQ

What should I include in my statement of purpose? 

When preparing the statement of purpose, candidates should address the following:

  • Describe how your previous professional, educational, and personal experience inform your decision to apply to this program

  • Describe what you think you will gain from your participation in this program and your goals after completion

  • Identify any specific elements of the program that attract you

All Degrees & Certificates

BA Elementary Education
BA Secondary Education
Minor Education Studies
Minor Special Education
MA Bilingual Education
MA International Training and Education
MA Special Education: Learning Disabilities
MA Teaching
MA Teaching / MA Peace and Conflict Resolution
MEd Education Policy and Leadership
Graduate Certificate Bilingual Education
Graduate Certificate Curriculum and Instruction
Graduate Certificate Teaching (Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary, K-12, ESOL)

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