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Program Details

McDaniel College's Master’s program for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is working to fill the need for teachers capable of educating students who speak a wide variety of languages.  This program is designed to promote excellence in teaching students of other languages, placing emphasis on professionalism in language education, collaboration in a global community and respect for diversity and multiculturalism. 

Students can expect to learn effective instructional strategies and classroom management techniques that work with students from all around the world.  A combination of theory and effective teaching practices equip students with the skills to manage diverse and multicultural students in a variety of classroom environments. This program is aligned with the professional standards established by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

McDaniel's TESOL program offers flexibility in the scheduling of courses.  Credits can be earned through face-to-face courses, online courses, or a hybrid program that combines the two.  Courses in the program can help students prepare for the Praxis (test 0361) in ESOL. Candidates who desire to may choose to participate in the TESOL program hosted STARTALK Arabic and Chinese Teaching Symposium.  Graduates of this program can fill positions such as ESOL teachers, foreign language teachers, or any government or corporate positions requiring interaction with speakers of other languages.


Students must have official transcripts verifying completion of an undergraduate and graduate (if obtained) degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education