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You’ll launch a high-impact career in education with a master’s degree from one of the world’s leading research universities.

The Embedded Master of Arts in Teaching (EMAT) program marries the rigorous technology-enhanced curriculum developed by NYU Steinhardt’s faculty with full-time paid residencies in high-need urban schools around the country to better prepare teachers from diverse backgrounds to make a real difference for students.

This innovative residency brings our cutting-edge research and rigorous curriculum together for an intensive period of practice centered around rich personal and multidisciplinary feedback. Graduates will emerge as leaders in the field, confident they can make a real impact with every student. The EMAT teacher residency program is currently preparing teachers in the following areas:

  • English: Grades 7-12 with a 5-6 Extension
  • Mathematics: Grades 7-12 with a 5-6 Extension
  • Science: Grades 7-12 with a 5-6 Extension
  • Social Studies: Grades 7-12 with a 5-6 Extension
  • Special Education Generalist: Grades 7-12 with a 5-6 Extension

Note: The course work and fieldwork lead to eligibility for initial teaching certification in New York state. If you wish to be certified in another state, you must research and ensure that you meet or will meet that state’s certification requirements before starting the program.

One-Year Program Benefits

  • Affordable tuition is supported through NYU and partner investments.
  • The program is anchored by a full-time paid teaching residency.
  • New teacher effectiveness is increased with NYU Steinhardt’s innovative curriculum.
  • Technology-enhanced learning connects practice, mentoring, and coursework.
  • Total immersion and rigorous academics build a foundation for teaching success.
  • Supportive cohort learning is created by clustering students and strong mentorship guidance.
  • School district and charter network partners will prioritize hiring of successful graduates, based on availability and eligibility.

I’m making a difference and helping change lives, right now.
Lorraine Brooklyn Prospect EMAT Resident