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Education, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #201 (ARWU) New York City, NY, United States
Yeshiva University offers a major in Education that prepares undergraduates for careers in teaching in private schools as well as in public schools in New York State. The program offers two sections: Early Childhood Education (Birth – Grade 2) and Elementary Education/Childhood (Grades 1-6). Both are registered programs with the New York State Education Department.
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Upon completion of the program requirements and teacher certification examinations, students apply for the New York State Initial Teacher Certification.

The Education Department at Yeshiva University also offers an 18-credit minor designed to provide non-majors with broad exposure to the principal ideas and trends in contemporary educational theory and practice. The course of study is appropriate for students who are contemplating becoming teachers of Judaic Studies or entering fields that involve teaching, e.g. Syms School of Business majors who aspire to teach in the business arena or majors in the arts whose profession may include both art-making and teaching.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Stern College for Women Department of Education is to prepare young women to become competent, capable, and caring teachers who are reflective, lifelong learners.  The strong pedagogical core is aligned with the New York State Teaching Standards, Common Core Learning Standards, and the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). 


The programs in Early Childhood Education and Childhood (Elementary) Education are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Educational Psychology
  • Foundations of Early Childhood Education
  • Linguistic Tools and Literacy Development in Young Children

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: B

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Candidates are expected to meet the following criteria in order to apply:

  • High school GPA of 85 or above (or a strong B average)
  • SAT score of 1170 (out of 1600) or above or ACT composite score of 24 or above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 42200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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