24 months
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18548 USD/year
18548 USD/year
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About

The Master of Education in Teaching English as a Second Language at University of North Carolina Wilmington, is designed as a 33‐hour intensive program for students who already hold a bachelor's degree and teacher certification.

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.

Objectives

At University of North Carolina Wilmington, upon completion of the graduate MEd in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) focus area, 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

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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

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  • International

    18548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18548 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    18548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18548 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4720 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Wilmington

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

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