The Master of Science in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at the College of Mount Saint Vincent is a 30-credit curriculum consisting of both professional and skills-based clinically oriented courses.

Offered collaboratively with the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) and Rockland Teacher Center (RTC), the M.S. TESOL program is designed to prepare prospective teachers of English language learners from pre-kindergarten through grade 12. Students in NYC are required to complete six courses at Mount Saint Vincent Riverdale or Manhattan campuses, and the remaining four courses at a UFT site. Students in Rockland County are required to complete five off-campus and two practicum courses at a Rockland site.

Students successfully completing this program and who pass the requisite teacher certification content specialty examination in ESOL will be eligible for New York State Initial Certification in TESOL.

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