Solve the Need for Learning a Global Language

This is your chance to help others learn a valuable skill. With a M.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), you’ll be qualified to teach English around the world or at a university.

Adelphi’s graduate level TESOL or bilingual program prepares you to meet the demands of diverse communities. Your studies will focus on interconnected theories, practices, and understandings related to the awareness of gender, race, faith, class, and ability in children.

Accelerator Admission Details

Direct MAPAdvanced MAPMAPPre-Sessional English
GPA3.253.03.0Not Available
IELTS6.56.56.0Not Available
Program Start DateSpring or FallSpring or FallSpring or FallNot Available

Qualifying undergraduate degrees:
Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university in any field.

MAP Sample Coursework

Leadership and Innovation in Complex Systems (exclusively for Master’s Accelerator students)
Management of Technology (exclusively for Master’s Accelerator students)

Progression Details

Direct MAPAdvanced MAPMAPPre-Sessional English
Credits Earned Towards Degree969Not Available
Progression RequirementsMaintain status3.25 GPA and no degree course lower than a B, and approval from the Accelerator team3.25 GPA and no degree course lower than a B, and approval from the Accelerator teamNot Available

Total credits required for degree: 36

Tuition Costs*

Pre-sessional English
14-week Sessions 
Direct MAP
1 Semester
Advanced MAP
1 Semester
2 Semesters
Cost Per Credit After MAPTotal Credits Required For Degree
$8,360$14,716 – $16,390$17,273 – $18,387$25,624 – $26,738$1,37536

*tuition can vary based on semester of entry.

A New Way of Thinking

Our classrooms are think tanks. They’re engines of innovation. This is the time to engage in exhilarating discussions and lectures that pull you in. This is learning at its highest level—with professors who love what they teach, and students who love how they teach it.

*TESOL (MA) is only available as a non-certification track. Students will not receive a New York State certification upon completion.