Master of Science in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Canisius College

Program Details

The online Master of Science degree in Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL) prepares teachers to teach students with little or no English proficiency. This online master’s in ESL development will benefit both your career and the students you teach. The program is very flexible, eliminating barriers of time and distance when pursuing this advanced degree. Your field practicum can be accomplished anywhere in the world, and you will receive direct mentorship from a bilingual TESOL specialist. Courses include linguistics, multilingual education, assessment, and theories of second language acquisition.

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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 Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have evidence of teaching certification and college/university level credits in a language other than English.