Capital Teaching Residency and The New Teacher ProjectDiscounted tuition for participants, alumni, and staff
American University has partnered with Capital Teaching Residency and the TNTP Academy to offer Master degree options to teachers, alumni and staff. CTR and TNTP affiliated participants will be able to choose from degrees in the School of Education. These programs are built on a cohort-based design, include discounted tuition for CTR and TNTP participants, and are designed for those participants who want to continue to make a difference in the lives of children and transform public schools.
Overview of Program Options
- Masters in Special Education: Learning Disabilities (K-12) (30 credits)
- Master of Arts in Teaching: Early Childhood (preK-3), Elementary (1-6), Secondary (7-12) (30-33 credits)
- Masters of Education (MEd) in Education Policy and Leadership - Policy Studies Track or Teacher Leadership Track (30 credits)
- Graduate Certificate in Administration, Supervision, and Leadership (ASL) - 18 credits
The priority deadline to apply for fall enrollment is Feb 1 and the 2 nd deadline is March 1. Applications are accepted and processed on a rolling admissions basis until cohorts are filled. The application process for CTR and TNTP participants, alumni and staff include the submission of:
- Online application
Official transcripts (sealed) from any institutions previously attended;
Special Education and MAT Candidates must submit passing scores on the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Exam (CORE) electronically using code 5007
a Letter of Intent (which is included in the online application) written by the applicant related to his or her background and career interests.
SOE will waive the application fee and the letters of recommendation requirement for CTR and TNTP applicants.
|Full Program Tuition Rates for AY 2019*||Regular Tuition||TNTP/CTR Participant:
|MA in Special Education:
Learning Disabilities (K-12)
|$57,035||$32,189||not offered at this time|
|MAT Early Childhood
(preK-3), Elementary (K-6),
|$53,411 - $64,283||$32,189||$41,781 (Elementary
|MEd: Education Policy and
Leadership: Policy Studies Track
or Teacher Leadership Track
|$53,411||$32,189||$37,921 (policy studies only)|
|Graduate Certificate: Administration, Supervision and Leadership (ASL)||$31,359||$18,822||not offered at this time|
*All fees listed above are estimations and may vary depending on the number of cohort participant enrollments and actual increases in annual tuition.
AU Program Graduate Assistants and Program Directors are here to answer your questions! Ask us about
- degree program content
- setting up a visit to a class
- partnership benefits
Educational Policy and ASL Certificate: firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-885-6900
Special Education: email@example.com, 202-885-3731
Teacher Education: firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-885-3746
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