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Adolescent Education

Manhattan College

48 months
40400 USD/year
40400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Adolescent Education program is offered by Manhattan College.


Great middle and high school teachers know their job is about more than just lesson planning. It’s about giving students the care and attention necessary to shape them into the people they will become in the future.

The TEAC-accredited Adolescent Education program from Manhattan College gives you the academic and interpersonal skills to do just that. The program leads to certification teaching grades 7-12 in a regular education middle or high school classroom. All adolescent education majors are required to take a concentration of at least 30 credits in one of the following areas:

  • English
  • Modern foreign language (Spanish, Italian, French)
  • Social Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Career options:

Once you successfully complete all requirements in the adolescent education program, you will be recommended for New York state initial certification to become a middle or high school teacher.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles and Practices of Education
  • Psychology of Adolescent Education
  • Theory and Practice
  • Planning & Assessing for Learning in Secondary Schools
  • Education of the Young Child
  • Early Childhood Student Teaching

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We operate on a rolling admissions basis, so we have no set admissions deadline. However, priority is given to applications received on or before March 1.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official High School Transcript
    • SAT and/or ACT Scores: Critical reading and math sections of the SAT are reviewed during the admissions process.
    • Recommendation Letter: One letter of recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor is required. You may submit up to three academic letters. 
    • Personal Essay: You must submit a brief personal statement or college essay. This essay should be roughly 500 words.
    • $75 Non-Refundable Application Fee
    • International students whose native language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency by submitting official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)  or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40400 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    40400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40400 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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