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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL non-certification path)

University at Albany

12 months
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23100 USD/year
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11310 USD/year
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About

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL non-certification path) program of University at Albany provides you with the necessary skills and understandings for teaching English language learners. 

Overview

Coursework is grounded in teaching methods and pedagogy and includes planning, instruction, and assessment. Additional coursework in bilingual education, second language learning, grammar fundamentals, linguistic pedagogy, and language, literacy, and technology will enhance your ability to teach English language learners. The program includes practical practicum experiences.

The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL non-certification path) program of University at Albany qualifies you to work as an ESL/ENL/EFL teacher in colleges and universities, community education centers, foreign language academies, elementary and secondary schools that do not require teacher certification, and companies that train global business professionals in English language.

Embark on your TESOL career

Earning your TESOL master's gives you a level of expertise that makes you attractive to hiring managers and can help you command a higher salary.

With a graduate degree from UAlbany, potential employers know you're highly qualified to teach English language learners across various educational settings in the U.S. and overseas.

Also, when you complete the program, you become part of a large alumni network of respected education professionals working in many countries across the globe.

Learning outcomes

To become qualified to teach English in elementary or secondary schools in the state of New York, pursue the 48-credit master's program in TESOL to meet Department of Education requirements for K-12 teacher certification.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Approaches to English Grammar
  • Second Language Learning
  • Perspectives in Bilingualism and Bilingual Education
  • The Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Phonetics and Phonology
  • Language and Culture

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Must hold a valid NY State certificate in a classroom teaching title. Those with pending certification or certification from another state will not be admissible.
  • Must hold a master’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • 12 credits in language other than English. Please note: the University will accept equivalents for the 12 credits of language other than English, but this does not fulfill the New York State Teacher Certification requirements if the student does not complete this program.
  • Official transcripts
  • 3 Letters of recommendation
  • Statement of goals
  • GPA: A 3.0 or better (out of a 4.0) quality grade point average

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Albany

1010 - 1570 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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