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Teaching English as a Second Language, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, NJ,
In conformity with the national guideline and the ESL K-12 standards by TESL organization, the ESL/Bilingual programs at The College of New Jersey are designed to educate teachers, professionals and future leaders in the fields of ESL/Bilingual education both in the United States and international settings.

About

Graduate study toward the Master of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages is done concomitantly with study toward the New Jersey certificates in ESL and or Bilingual Education. Candidates completing all program requirements and State of New Jersey requirements will receive the M.Ed. degree and will be eligible for either ESL or bilingual certification issued by State of New Jersey. (In addition, a certification of completion will be issued by the College of New Jersey to all candidates.)

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Sociolinguistics/Cultural Foundations of ESL
  • Theory and Practice of Teaching ESL
  • Curriculum, Methods, & Assess. for ESL/Bil Education
  • Practicum for Second Language Teachers
  • English Structure & Proficiency Assessment
  • Language and Literacy for ESL

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Application Form
  • Application Fee
  • Transcripts
  • Recommendations
  • National Standardized Admission Test
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) from them.
  • Student Essay
  • Resume / CV
  • Enrollment Deposit
  • Health Information Requirement

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    10986 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10986 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    10986 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10986 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State Applies to you

    7117 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7117 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Tuition for 9 or more credits per semester

Living costs for Ewing

  • 1024 - 2520 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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