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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

12 months
Duration
23580 USD/year
23580 USD/year
14814 USD/year
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About

The University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) offers a Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA TESOL) and a 4-course Post Baccalaureate Certificate (ESOL PBC) through the Department of Education in cooperation with the Division of Professional Studies.

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Overview

Opportunities

The Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages  program at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) prepares prospective and experienced teachers of English as a Second Language (ESL) and English as a Foreign Language (EFL). It provides students with a strong theoretical and practical foundation in educational linguistics, language acquisition, ESL/EFL methods, assessment, cross-cultural studies, and curriculum development. The MA TESOL includes general, P-12 certification, and thesis options.

Both the master's degree and the certificate can be taken completely on campus, completely online or as a combination of on campus and online courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Learning and Cognition
  • Instructional Systems Development 
  • Teaching Reading and Writing to ESOL Students 
  • ESOL Testing and Evaluation
  • Linguistics for ESOL Educators
  • Qualitative Research Methods 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Summer session: for domestic applicants only.

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
153 (verbal)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Three letters of recommendations
  • Statement of purpose explaining your interest in the field
  • Second language speakers of English must submit one of the following scores:
    • 213+ on the computer-based TOEFL
    • 80+ on the internet-based test TOEFL
    • 6.5+ on IELTS
    • 53+ on PTE Academic

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23580 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23580 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23580 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23580 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14814 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 14814 USD per year during 12 months.

Funding

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