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Childhood Education and TESOL

Canisius College

24 months
860 USD/credit 23220 USD/year
860 USD/credit 23220 USD/year
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Are you interested in helping children who are non-native English speakers learn the language? A Master of Science in Childhood Education and TESOL from Canisius College will help you break into a teaching field that serves a high-needs student population.


With a strong emphasis on theory, research and practicum experience, the Childhood Education and TESOL master’s program from Canisius College will prepare you to meet the needs of young English language learners. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the psychological and social factors that affect second language learning. You will also learn techniques that have proven effective when teaching students from a variety of backgrounds and for whom English is not their first language.   This program combines course content from the Childhood (Grades 1-6) and the TESOL (Grades K-12) program. You will earn initial  certification in Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) and TESOL (Grades K-12).


This comprehensive program features inclusive strategies related to linguistics, literacy and second language acquisition.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Classroom Management
  • Inclusive Strategies
  • Linguistics, Literacy, & Second Language Acquisition
  • Literacy and the Arts in the Elementary Classroom
  • Child Abuse Workshop
  • Curriculum, Assessment, & Methods of Teaching Native Language Arts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National - Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis
  • International - at least 30 days prior to the start date


54 SCH


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Free Online Application
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • Two Letters of Recommendation - letters can be personal, professional or academic references
  • Transcripts from the institution you have, or will be receiving, your degree from - unofficial or in progress transcripts are acceptable to begin the admissions review process
  • Applicants with less than a 3.0 undergraduate GPA will undergo additional review
  • Test Scores - all applicants seeking initial certification will be required to submit one of the following tests: either the SAT, ACT, GRE, or MAT

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 860 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    23220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 860 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Buffalo

920 - 1560 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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