M.Sc. On Campus

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Fordham University

12 months
1500 USD/credit 54000 USD/year
1500 USD/credit 54000 USD/year
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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages teacher candidates at Fordham University learn to identify and implement ESL teaching strategies, design and evaluate curriculum, and become familiar with instructional materials to meet the needs of emerging bilinguals (EB).


The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program at Fordham University emphasizes research-based instructional practices, which promote cognitive development and linguistic proficiency in speaking, listening, reading, and writing in English as an additional language.


The program prepares individuals to work with children and adolescents from linguistically and culturally diverse backgrounds.

This program is only available for individuals interested in teaching K-12 schools and who are qualified to be certified as teachers in K-12 schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historical, Philosophical, and Multicultural Foundations of American Education
  • Instructing Bilingual Special Education Students
  • Second Language Acquisition and Assessment
  • Learning Content Through Language in Multilingual Classrooms
  • Teaching English Oracy and Literacy to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Teaching the Structure of the English Language
  • Psychology of Child Development and Learning
  • Human Development and Learning: Pre-K-Grade
  • Designing Culturally and Technologically Relevant Instruction
  • Principles of Bilingual Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Twelve (12) credits in a language other than English
  • Demonstrated proficiency in English through undergraduate course work and the admissions essay
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Online application
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)
  • Personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • GRE or MAT exam scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    54000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    54000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Manhattan

2638 - 5751 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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