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 MAP Advanced MAP MAP Pre-Sessional English
GPA 3.25 3.0 3.0 Not Available
IELTS 6.5 6.5 6.0 Not Available
Program Start Date Spring or Fall Spring or Fall Spring or Fall Not 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 MAP Advanced MAP MAP Pre-Sessional English
Credits Earned Towards Degree 9 6 9 Not Available
Progression Requirements Maintain status 3.25 GPA and no degree course lower than a B, and approval from the Accelerator team 3.25 GPA and no degree course lower than a B, and approval from the Accelerator team Not Available

Total credits required for degree: 36

Tuition Costs

Pre-sessional English
14-week Sessions 
Direct MAP
1 Semester
Advanced MAP
1 Semester
MAP
2 Semesters
Cost Per Credit After MAP Total Credits Required For Degree
$7,730 – $8,039 $15,760 – $16,390 $16,609 – $17,273 $25,131 – $25,624 $1,320 36

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