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The Master of Education in Teaching English as a Second Language from University of North Carolina Wilmington, is designed as intensive program for students who already hold a bachelor's degree and teacher certification.

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Overview

Successful completion of the program will prepare candidates to take the Praxis II in English as a Second Language and/or expand their current knowledge of the field at the graduate level. The target audiences are certified teachers who wish to add a graduate level TESL certification to their current licensure area and current TESL teachers who wish to improve their knowledge of and expertise in the field of TESL.

Specialization Objectives

Upon completion of the graduate Master of Education in Teaching English as a Second Language from University of North Carolina Wilmington , the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate a depth and breadth of general knowledge in the field of TESL.
  • Demonstrate well‐articulated knowledge of K‐12 communities and issues affecting the English language learner population.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills that can be utilized when interacting with colleagues, administrators, and families.
  • Design, implement, and assess effective instruction.
  • Establish a classroom environment sensitive to the cultural and linguistic needs of all students.
  • Demonstrate effective knowledge of state and federal policies and regulations with regard to the ESL population.
  • Use technology to enhance the academic achievement of English language learners.
  • Demonstrate effective leadership within the school environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to ESL
  • Linguistics for Teachers
  • Second Language Acquisition Research & Theory
  • Pedagogical Grammar for Teachers
  • Methods for Second Language Learners
  • English as a Second Language Assessment

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

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

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.
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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

  • Bachelor’s degree earned from a regionally accredited institution, completed before graduate study begins.
  • Official copies of transcripts of college work (graduate and undergraduate). An undergraduate grade average of “B” (GPA=3.0) or better is recommended.
  • Three recommendations by individuals in relevant professional fields.
  • A letter of interest describing commitment to the teaching profession, prior experiences working with English language learners, prior experiences in schools, and philosophy of teaching and learning.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    4720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4720 USD per year and a duration of  .

Funding

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