Licensure Only in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
This licensure-only program in teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages will lead to an initial license in ESOL 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 ESOL to obtain licensure in Teaching ESOL 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 ESOL. Coursework will meet the licensure standards of the Massachusetts DESE and those of NCATE/TESOL and includes pre-practicum hours and a 150-hour supervised practicum.
- To apply to this program, please visit our graduate admissions section here.
Visit the 2015-2016 School of Graduate Studies catalog Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Initial Licensure page for more course details and program requirements.
If you are interested in studying English, please visit the course offerings of our non-credit English as a Second Language Program which is housed in the Center for International Education.