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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Western Michigan University

12 months
Duration
1055 USD/credit 31650 USD/year
1055 USD/credit 31650 USD/year
703 USD/credit 21090 USD/year
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About

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Western Michigan University is designed to prepare educators to meet the unique needs of English as a Second Language (ESL) learners in K-12 schools and in colleges/universities in the United States and abroad.  

Overview

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Western Michigan University provides a comprehensive program to meet the needs of culturally- and linguistically-diverse students in K-12 settings and colleges/universities based on current theory and research.

Careers

  • gain knowledge of effective instructional methodologies to address ESL students’ academic and linguistic needs
  • analyze and modify instructional materials and assessments depending on students’ English proficiency.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Linguistic Principles for ESL and Bilingual Education
  • ESL Teaching Methods
  • Standards and Assessments in ESL Education
  • Advanced ESL Teaching Methods
  • Advanced Standards and Assessments in ESL Education
  • Research Methods in TESOL

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 On-going admission for national students.

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • One-page statement explaining applicant’s interest in this master’s degree program.
  • Three references - contact information only.
  • Meet university requirements for graduate level admissions for domestic and international students.
  • For international students, minimum iBT TOEFL score of 89 with a minimum subscore of 20 for writing or a minimum IELTS score of 7 with a minimum subscore of 6 for writing. Provisional admission would require a minimum iBT TOEFL score of 79 and a minimum IELTS score of 6.5.
  • Copy of passport identification page
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended or are attending, including diplomas, examination results, mark sheets and certificates
  • $100 non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the first academic year of study at WMU according to estimated cost of attendance

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1055 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1055 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    21090 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 703 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Kalamazoo

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.

Funding

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