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About

The MST Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program at Pace University focuses on the exploration of the theory, research, and methods for teaching ELLs gives degree candidates an awareness and understanding of the sociocultural and sociolinguistic issues that impact the acquisition of English as an additional language among ELL students.

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Overview

TESOL is a high-demand field for both ESL teachers and general education and content area teachers with promising career opportunities domestically and internationally. 

English Language Learners (ELLs) are students who speak a language other than English at home and represent a growing population in public schools. These students score below proficient on English language and related assessments when they enter the public school system. 

What you learn 

This 30-credit Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program at Pace University provides a focused exploration of the theory, research and methods for teaching ELLs. Candidates will acquire an awareness and understanding of the sociocultural and sociolinguistic issues that impact the acquisition of English as an additional language among students. A one-semester, full-time student-teaching experience rounds out the intensive study for TESOL certification. 

Career outcomes 

Candidates who successfully complete the program and pass the New York State Teacher Certification Exams will be certified to teach English to speakers of other languages in all grade levels from Pre K-12. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • CMA: Teaching Eng Language & Literacy to Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students
  • CMA: Teaching Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students across the Content Areas
  • Linguistics and Grammar for Language Teachers
  • Student Teaching or Practica for TESOL Candidates
  • Social Foundations
  • Adolescent Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 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.
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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.
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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).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates for MST in TESOL must have a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution, with a minimum GPA of 3.0. (Upon the recommendation of the director of Student Support Services, candidates whose GPA is less than 3.0 

  • Resume
  • Personal Statement: Send a typewritten essay explaining to the Graduate Admission Committee why you would like to pursue the program of graduate study you have chosen. Additional information regarding your academic performance, as well as professional experience, may also be included in the supplement.
  • All Official Transcripts: Transcripts from every accredited college or university attended (not just the degree granting institution) must be sent either to Pace University, directly from the academic institution electronically or by mail, or forwarded by the applicant in sealed envelopes from the academic institution.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    984 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 984 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    984 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 984 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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