The online Master of Science degree in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL) prepares teachers to become TESOL specialists for grades K-12. There is a growing need for skilled teachers who are certified to teach non-English speakers, and this program is for those who already have a degree in an undergraduate program but want to strengthen their skills as teachers in this area. Courses include Linguistics, Literacy, & Second Language Acquisition, Methods and Materials of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Theory and Practice of Bilingual/Multilingual Education, and Evaluation Assessment in Bilingual/TESOL Education.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Canisius College is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsGRE, MAT
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)
- Applicants must have evidence of teaching certification and college/university level credits in a language other than English.