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M.S.Ed. Program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
This program is designed for students seeking a master's degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). It 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 for this degree include:
Sequence 1 (33 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 (33-36 credits). Graduates of linguistics programs or others who have met requirements for linguistics and foundations courses and who seek PRE-K-grade 12 ESOL certification.
Sequence 5 (36 credits). Teachers who hold a valid Transitional B certificate in ESOL from New York State.
Last modified: 9/6/2013