Licensure Only in Teaching English as a Second Language
This licensure-only program in teaching English as a second language will lead to an initial license in ESL for qualified candidates. Coursework combined with pre-practicum and practicum requirements as outlined by the Mass. Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will prepare candidates who have a valid initial teaching license or significant graduate coursework in teaching ESL to obtain licensure in Teaching ESL in K-12 schools in Massachusetts. This program will provide a route to licensure for interested students who do not need to complete a full master's degree but whose careers will be enhanced by K-12 licensure in teaching ESL. Coursework will meet the licensure standards of the Massachusetts DESE and those of NCATE/TESOL.
- To apply to this program, please visit our graduate admissions section here.
- View licensure only in Teaching English as a Second Language program requirements on the flowsheet