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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

University of Miami

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
37800 USD/year
37800 USD/year
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About

The primary market for this Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program at University of Miami is teachers in Pre-K-16 contexts—English as a Second Language (ESL) specialists or mainstream content area teachers who work with English language learners 

Overview

Mission

The mission of this Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program at University of Miami is to address the critical need for English language professionals who possess the requisite knowledge and skills to pursue careers in TESOL.

Goals

  • Students will acquire foundational knowledge of language acquisition and development, research, partnership, and research in TESOL and Bilingual education.
  • Students will acquire knowledge of planning, implementing, and managing ESL/bilingual education and content instruction.
  • Students will acquire knowledge of assessment for English language learners, including language proficiency assessment and classroom-based assessment for ESL/bilingual education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Planning and Organization and Instruction in Bilingual Education

  • Applied Research in Education

  • Applied Linguistics in Education

  • Understanding Culture in the Classroom

  • Principles of First and Second Language Acquisition

  • Language Assessment

  • Advanced Techniques in TESOL

  • Introduction to Theories and Practice of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

  • Methods of Teaching Content Areas in TESOL

  • Principles of Curriculum Development and Classroom Management for TESOL

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

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
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

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.
80
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At a minimum, completion of a bachelor’s degree with an outstanding record from an accredited institution.
  • Acceptable and recent (within 5 years) Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores. The target minimum is a score of 1100 combined on verbal and quantitative (or 302 on new GRE scoring system) and at least a 4.0 on writing.
  • Professional experience relevant to degree program.
  • Undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale).
  • Three letters of recommendation. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    37800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37800 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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