Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages

Xavier University

24 months
600 USD/credit
600 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Language teachers know how challenging it is to learn a new language. That's why the TESOL master's program emphasizes the importance of high quality English language instruction while also respecting the diversity and multiculturalism of English language learners.

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The  Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Endorsement coursework at Xavier University is an 18 graduate credit hour program.  Three semester hours of an approved phonics course from undergraduate studies can be applied toward the endorsement.Transcript reviews are completed for each student to determine course requirements.  In addition to courses, 50 hours of documented field hours are required.  Field hours are distributed across grade levels and are documented on Xavier University time sheets and signed by the supervising teacher or principal.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Phonics and the Foundations of Literacy
  • Foundations of TESOL
  • Instructional Strategies for English Language Learners
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching
  • Effective Assessment Practices for English Language Learners

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


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.
3 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
79 (required)
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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete an online application
  • Current resume or CV
  • Credential evaluation
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Copy of passport
  • Official bank statement
  • Financial sponsor statement form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    600 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 600 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    600 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 600 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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