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

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.


  • Submit a Statement of Intent describing your academic and career goals
  • Official transcripts verifying completion of an undergraduate and graduate (if obtained) degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75
  • Three official academic or professional letters of recommendation
  • Three credits in cross-cultural studies
  • Six credits in a modern foreign language
  • If a student does not currently have a teaching certificate, the appropriate requisite courses below may need to be taken at the undergraduate or graduate level
    • Three credits in foundations of education
    • Six credits in Reading Methods at the Secondary Level
  • Evidence of proficiency in Science and Mathematics related to K-12 curriculum

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education