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TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) with Teaching Credential

University of San Francisco

M.A.
24 months
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1035 USD/credit
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About

The TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) with Teaching Credential program from University of San Francisco, housed in the International and Multicultural Education Department, is dedicated to understanding formal and informal education within its sociocultural, linguistic, and political contexts around the world.

Overview

The TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) with Teaching Credential program at University of San Francisco aims to develop professional practitioners with expertise in three key areas:

  • Conceptual knowledge: linguistics and applied linguistics; language acquisition; language variation, first and second language acquisition, cross-linguistic differences; bilingualism/multilingualism
  • Theoretical knowledge: Critical language studies and sociocultural theory, linguistic rights, linguistic hegemony, and linguistic/cultural pluralism, critical and multicultural pedagogies
  • Application skills: analysis, synthesis, and evaluation skills for teaching and research, program/policy

Graduates with TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) with Teaching Credential from University of San Francisco will be able to:

  • Develop awareness of classroom teaching as a complex endeavor that involves understanding of curricular knowledge, diverse learners, high leverage pedagogies, classroom community/leadership, multiple forms of assessment, and the contexts of schooling.
  • Contemplate the different purposes of education and one’s own classroom teaching, and the implications for our role as teachers that foster our students’ growth as humane, competent, and empowered learners.
  • Understand the connections among theories, principles, and classroom practice and critique the assumptions that underlie them.
  • Understand institutional, systemic forces of racism, classism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression and how they play out in classrooms and schools.
  • Develop a critically reflective teacher identity with the ability to question one’s own assumptions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Structure of American English
  • Methodology of Educational Research
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages: Theory and Practice
  • Preparation and Evaluation of TESOL Materials

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Certification of Finances
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Transcript (Academic Record) from each university or college attended
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume or CV
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Recommended GPA of 2.75
  • Applicants must have earned their Bachelor's and/or Masters' degrees from a regionally accredited institution. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1035 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1035 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1035 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1035 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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