Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Non-Certification) MS/ Communication MA

Degree Level: MS / MA

Department: Dual Program

School or College: Dual Program

Departmental Website: http://www.albany.edu/etap/TESOL_MS.php

Program Curriculum: http://www.albany.edu/graduatebulletin/communication_tesol_dual_ma_degree_ETAPdept.htm

Required Credentials




Supplemental Documents

All Schools Attended

(At least two letters of academic recommendation from Professors)

Statement of Goals
Writing Sample

1 introductory course in linguistics and 12 credits in world language/culture.




  Fall Spring Summer
Assistantship Consideration Not Available   Not Available   Not Available  
No Assistantship Consideration July 15
Dec. 1
Apr. 15


Special Notes: THIS PROGRAM DOES NOT LEAD TO A NY STATE INITIAL TEACHER CERTIFICATE IN TESOL. The TOEFL requirement for international applicants to the TESOL masters program is waived if the student has successfully completed 3 years of study in a degree program at a college or university in the U.S. and maintained a B or better average.  Non-native speakers must have a minimum score of 600 on the paper-based, 100 on the internet-based, or 250 on the computerized-based TOEFL exam. An IELTS exam score of 7.0 is also acceptable in lieu of the TOEFL exam.

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