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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Long Island University (LIU)

12 months
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1274 USD/credit
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About

Many students in our local schools face this problem on a daily basis. Long Island University (LIU)'s M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages prepares you to help children in all grades to overcome language barriers and learn how to speak the English language effectively. 

Overview

Opportunities

Students can choose either face-to-face or blended format options.  Long Island University (LIU)'s M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages  is 39-42 credits depending on course selection and the culminating experience.

After you complete all degree requirements, successfully pass New York State Licensure tests (EAS, ALST, CST and edTPA) and you have completed all seminars listed below, you will be awarded Initial Teaching Certification by the New York State Department of Education.

If you are a certified teacher with three years of teaching experience, you will be eligible to apply for Professional Teaching Certification upon completion of the program:

  • Child Abuse
  • SAVE (Schools Against Violence Education Act)
  • DASA (Dignity for All Students Act)
  • Health and Substance Abuse

Accreditation

All undergraduate and graduate programs at LIU Post are registered with the New York State Education Department and accredited by the Commission of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Psychological Foundations of Education
  • Social Foundations of American Education
  • Education for Cultural Diversity
  • Introduction to Educational Research
  • Accommodating Learners with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings (Includes Technology and Inclusion)
  • Methods and Materials in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages or Dialects
  • Advanced Methods and Evaluation in TESOL
  • TESOL in Content Areas: Science, Humanities and Social Science
  • Adolescent Health-Risk Workshop
  • Educational Theory & Practice Courses
  • Second-Language Literature Acquisition
  • Bilingual Education and ESL: Theory and Practice
  • Co-Related Content Course
  • Descriptive Linguistics
  • Pre-Student Teaching Seminar: Critical Issues in Education (passing grade required)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We have rolling admissions. As an international student it is important to apply as soon as possible so that you have plenty of time to get your visa.

Language

English
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
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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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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
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English requirements

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
Start practicing IELTS today!
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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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission.
  • Application fee (non-refundable). Official copies of your undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts from any college(s) or universities you have attended.
  • Applicants must have achieved at least a 2.5 overall and 2.75 in major grade point average or equivalent in a bachelor's program.
  • Personal Statement that addresses the reason you are interested in pursuing graduate work in this area of study.
  • Students for whom English is a second language must submit official score results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1274 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1274 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    1274 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1274 USD per credit during 12 months.

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

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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