Master On Campus

Teaching English as a Second Language

University of North Carolina Greensboro

24 months
1715 USD/credit
1715 USD/credit
653 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Teaching English as a Second Language MAT program at University of North Carolina Greensboro is a full-time cohort (team) based program starting in May and continuing through August of the following year. In addition to coursework, students complete a one-semester internship and one semester of student-teaching in designated K-12 schools.


Graduates earn a Master of Arts in Teaching with a concentration in Teaching English as a Second Language and are recommended for licensure to teach ESL in grades K-12.Our mission is to prepare educators to work with English learners in both local and global instructional settings. 

Graduates from the program are prepared with professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions through ongoing critical reflections and field experiences in school and community settings.

Graduates of University of North Carolina Greensboro program

  • Apply their understanding of linguistic principles and knowledge of language development to their instruction;
  • Become aware of the socio-cultural issues impacting language learning;
  • Enhance English learners’ use of both social and academic language;
  • Support students’ multilingual development;
  • Integrate the teaching of language and content;
  • Serve as the link between school and home to facilitate English learners’ development;
  • Collaborate with other professionals to support English learners and the community;
  • Advocate for English learners’ need through promoting social justice

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Psychology & Differentiated Instruction 
  • Introduction to Equity Education
  • Diverse Learners 
  • Educational Measurement & Evaluation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application one month prior to the posted departmental deadline.


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Documented evidence of having studied a foreign language
  • Official transcripts from every college and university you have attended are required
  • Three recommendations are required from former professors and employers
  • These can be completed online or submitted in sealed envelopes
  • Applicants are required to submit a personal statement and a copy of an updated resume.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1715 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    1715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1715 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    653 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 653 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Greensboro

1001 - 1540 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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Teaching English as a Second Language
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