The programs in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) are designed to prepare practicing and prospective teachers, researchers, and leaders with a firm foundation in applied linguistics and language and literacy development to meet the needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Including a substantial field-based component, our TESOL programs are premised on the integration of theory and practice and a reflective model of teaching that incorporates collaboration with colleagues, students, and communities.
Learn to teach English around the world by building a strong foundation in second language theory and practice, language pedagogy, and completing internships in various sites throughout the city.
Engage in rigorous course work and hands-on learning in K–12 education sites as you prepare to teach English to diverse speakers in local and international contexts.
Learn to teach English in local and international contexts through rigorous course work, hands-on learning in adult education sites, and study abroad options.
This two-year program, taught at NYU Shanghai and in New York City, prepares you to become an expert English teacher for children and adolescents in China.
Master of Arts
Foreign Language Education / Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Broaden your career options by becoming eligible for both New York initial teaching certification in a foreign language and TESOL.
Engage in course work and research focused on language education pedagogy, language assessment, sociolinguistics, intercultural communication, and bilingual and multilingual teaching and learning in local and global contexts.
Prepare to work with students from diverse linguistic and educational backgrounds through a career as a K–12 bilingual education teacher or researcher.
Prepare for a career as a teacher of Chinese, French, Italian, Japanese, or Spanish to learners in diverse national and international settings.