M.Ed. On Campus

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

12 months
1329 USD/credit 41199 USD/year
1329 USD/credit 41199 USD/year
966 USD/credit 29946 USD/year
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The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) MSEd program at Temple University emphasizes the structure of the English language and language variations. 


Students in the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program at Temple University will help language learners gain access to the wealth of opportunities associated with the ability to read, speak and write English. Develop the skills to adapt instruction to learners’ age, communicative and academic needs, linguistic backgrounds, literacy development, native languages, and proficiency levels. The program also teaches research-based practices and strategies related to planning, implementing and managing English as a second language (ESL) and English as a foreign language (EFL) content instruction.

Future Career

Prepare to teach English language learners both in positions that do not require state certification, including jobs overseas or in business settings, community agencies, college and university English language institutes, and parochial or other independent elementary and secondary schools.

  • Teach college- and adult-level ESL at community colleges, immigrant support services and universities in the U.S.
  • Teach English abroad at the secondary or college level.
  • If you are a certified public school teacher already, enhance your position as an ESL specialist in the public school system.
  • International students can return to their countries of origin and teach English as a foreign language at various levels, from elementary school to college.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Language Study I: Phonology and the Lexicon
  • Applied Language Study II: Grammar, Morphology and Classroom Discourse
  • Multilingual Students' Literacy Development
  • Current Approaches to Teaching English Language Learners
  • Designing Assessment and Curriculum for Multilingual Students

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


31 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Complete online application
  • Transcripts
  • Statement of Goals: Write a 500- to 1,000-word statement of purpose outlining your interest in seeking a master's degree with a specific focus on the career to which you aspire, your interests, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.  
  • Recommendations
  • Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      41199 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1329 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • National

      41199 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1329 USD per credit during 12 months.
    • In-State

      29946 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 966 USD per credit during 12 months.

    Living costs for Philadelphia

    1313 - 2284 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.

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