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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

The City University of New York

12 months
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About

This MSEd in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from The City University of New York is designed for students seeking a master's degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). 

Overview

This MSEd in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from The City University of New York can also provide initial New York State certification in English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) for teachers (Pre-K-Grade 12), or additional ESOL certification for those already certified. Holders of this master's degree can obtain professional certification in ESOL upon completion of additional requirements.

Applicants will apply for one of the following 5 sequences based on their qualifications:

  • Sequence 1 (30 credits). Students who already possess New York State certification and who seek additional certification as teachers of ESOL Pre-K-grade 12.
  • Sequence 2 (39-42 credits). Liberal arts and sciences graduates who lack education courses and who seek initial certification in ESOL Pre-K-grade 12.
  • Sequence 3 (30-33 credits). Teachers and prospective teachers of adult education and others who desire advanced study in TESOL but are not seeking Pre-K-grade 12 certification.
  • Sequence 4 (30 credits). Liberal arts and sciences graduates who have met requirements for linguistics, general education, and special education through prior coursework and who seek certification in ESOL Pre-K-grade 12.
  • Sequence 5 (36 credits). Teachers who hold a valid Transitional B certificate in ESOL from New York State.

TESOL Degree Requirements

Students must consult with an adviser in the TESOL program before starting their master's program. During their first semester, matriculated students are required to plan their graduate program with an advisor in the TESOL program. All students will complete the curriculum corresponding to one of the sequences below: 30 credits (Sequence 1); 39-42 credits (Sequence 2); 30-33 credits (Sequence 3); 30 credits (Sequence 4); or 36 credits (Sequence 5). All courses must be selected in consultation with, and with the approval of, an advisor in TESOL.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Linguistics for TESOL/Bilingual Teachers
  • Teaching English Grammar
  • Foundations of Bilingual/Bicultural Education
  • Second-Language Learning and Teaching
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (Pre-K to Grade 6)
  • Teaching English as a New Language, grades 5-12

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Sequence 2: 39-42; 

Sequence 3: 30-33; 

Sequence 4: 30; 

Sequence 5: 36

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Possess a bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) with an overall index of 3.0 or better, and a liberal arts and sciences major of at least 30 credits from an accredited college or university. 
  • For Sequence 1, possess New York State teacher certification and meet minimum requirements in special education. For Sequence 5, hold a valid New York State Transitional B certificate in ESOL.
  • Submit Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores.  
  • For Sequence 4, meet with the advisor prior to applying for matriculation to determine eligibility. Prior coursework must be completed with a B or better.
  • Demonstrate the study of a language and culture other than English (12 credits) or an equivalent experience.
  • Submit two (2) letters of recommendation and a 500-word essay on career goals.
  • Participate in an interview that requires producing a writing sample in English. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 854 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.

Resident: 

  • Full-time - $5,545/semester
  • Part-time - $470/credit

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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