Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Master's Degrees in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

We offer the following graduate degree options:

MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Grades K-12, Initial Certification

This 44-credit master of arts program leads to eligibility for New York State initial teaching certification for teaching English to speakers of other languages, grades K-12. Learn more about this degree.

MA in Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Non-Certification

This 30-34 credit non-certification master of arts program prepares you for to teach English to speakers of other languages who are college-aged and adult learners. Learn more about this degree.

MA in Foreign Language Education, Grades 7-12 and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Grades K-12, Initial Certification

This 50-credit, dual-certification master of arts program prepares you to teach Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, or Spanish for grades 7-12, and English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) for grades K-12. Graduates are eligible for New York State initial certification in both their target foreign language and TESOL. Learn more about this degree.

MA in Teaching French as a Foreign Language, Grades 7-12 and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Grades K-12, Initial Certification

MA in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, Grades 7-12 and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Grades K-12, Initial Certification

These innovative transatlantic programs, offered jointly by NYU Steinhardt and NYU Paris and NYU Madrid, combine two semesters of study in Paris or Madrid and two semesters of study and student teaching in New York City. These 50-credit, dual-certification master of arts programs lead to eligibility for New York State initial certification in teaching French or Spanish and TESOL. Learn more about the Teaching French/TESOL degree and the Teaching Spanish/TESOL degree