M.Sc. On Campus Online

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Wilmington University

12 months
537 USD/credit 16110 USD/year
537 USD/credit 16110 USD/year
488 USD/credit 14640 USD/year
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The Master of Science degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages prepares graduates at Wilmington University for careers as instructors, professors, curriculum developers, and tutors of English language.  It is a practical, career-oriented degree that provides the necessary education for graduates to pursue careers in a variety of contexts, both in the United States and abroad.  

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The comprehensive nature of the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages courses at Wilmington University offered make it possible for students with some language teaching experience, as well as those new to the field, to develop the content knowledge and instructional skills to be successful in TESOL. The degree is offered fully online to allow students from around the world to use their local contexts for teaching experience and to accommodate a variety of demands on students’ time.

In addition to the University’s graduate graduation competencies, students will demonstrate knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:

  • Research and theory of second language acquisition and how both apply to classroom instruction in a variety of ESL/EFL contexts
  • Current principles, practices, and methodologies for teaching and assessing ESL/EFL in a variety of contexts
  • Linguistic features of the English language and their application to the ESL/EFL classroom, including phonology, syntax, and pragmatics
  • How culture impacts the ESL/EFL classroom and how to foster culturally responsive learning environments
  • Advanced ESL/EFL teaching methodology focusing on the acquisition of English for academic purposes
  • Language policy and practice in the United States and other major regions of the world

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories of Language Learning
  •  Foundations of TESOL Methods
  • Application of TESOL Methods
  • Linguistics for TESOL

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • National students - Rolling admission


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Wilmington University Application for Admission

  • $35 non-refundable application fee

  • Copy of Permanent Resident Card

  • Official Transcripts from United States institutions

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 537 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    16110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 537 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 488 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New Castle

1000 - 1500 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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