Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), M.A. | University of Kansas | Lawrence, United States
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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

12 months
Duration
18473 USD/year
18473 USD/year
8002 USD/year
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About

The Master's in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at the University of Kansas School of Education is an interdisciplinary program by nature, and is designed to produce graduates who possess a high level of knowledge of contemporary theories, pedagogies and research in TESOL curriculum and instruction. 

Overview

Program graduates will demonstrate skill in teaching all students; understanding of and ability to act on research; practice shaped by pedagogical content knowledge; and an ability to serve as a teacher leader.

Career Outcomes in TESOL

The master of arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at the University of Kansas is designed to prepare the passionate educator to focus on fundamentals of curriculum and instruction, intercultural awareness and understanding language acquisition. This program prepares graduates to overcome challenges and make a difference in the lives of students. Most students admitted to the program already hold an initial teaching license. The program leads to both a master's degree and preparation for the PRAXIS exam required by the Kansas State Department of Education to add a licensure endorsement in TESOL. Potential position titles after graduation could include:

  • ESOL teacher;
  • classroom teacher; and
  • community worker.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Methods of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Assessment in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Second Language Acquisition for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Educators (TESOL)
  • Intercultural Competence for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Educators (TESOL)
  • Master's Thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with at least a 3.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale from a regionally accredited institution or a foreign university with substantially equivalent bachelor’s degree requirements. 
  • Online application
  • Resume or CV
  • English translation of transcripts
  • Transcripts

  • Statement of goals
  • Financial document (international students only)
  • Online letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18473 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18473 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    18473 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18473 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8002 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8002 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lawrence

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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