English Education: Adolescence EdM

Graduate School of Education

Program Description

English education is concerned with the teaching of literature and composition in secondary schools, colleges, and universities. Programs take a broad humanistic approach and emphasize research and practice in language, writing, and response to literature. Students study theory, research, and practice. Certification titles include: Initial Certification (Certificate of Advanced Study; grades seven through 12), Initial/Professional (Initial Certification combined with a master's degree; grades five through 12), and Professional (master's degree; grades seven through 12 or grades five through 12).

Program Contact

Renad Aref
366 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Email: gseinfo@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-2110

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 33-57 Hours


  • 1 to 2 Years

Application Fee

  • $50

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.