Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Additional Certification)


 
Goals:

The Graduate Division of the School of Education is committed to prepare candidates with practiced, research-based methodology that is character based, integrating the historical evangelical Christian tradition of the college, so they are ready to enter the inclusive classroom. To fulfill these values, the unit is committed to the preparation of professional educators who are capable of working effectively with diverse populations in a constantly changing global community.

1. Hold a valid NY State teaching license

2. Proof of sufficient Liberal Arts/Sciences background through one of the following options:

  • BA/BS in English/Linguistics, Foreign Language, History/Social Science/Anthropology, Mathematics, or one of the sciences
  • 30 credit hours at a grade of C or better in one of the above listed fields
  • 30 credit hours at a grade of C or better in the liberal arts and sciences, which must include coursework as follows:
  1. 9 credits in Artistic Expression, Humanities, Communication, Written Expression, Information Retrieval
  2. 6 credits or more of Historical & Social Science Concepts
  3. 6 credits or more of Scientific Processes
  4. 6 credits or more of Mathematical Processes

2. 12 credits of a language other than English (or the college level equivalent)

3. An introductory course in Psychology

4. Evidence of computer literacy

Application Deadlines: 

Fall: July 15
Spring: November 30
Summer: April 1

Suggested Program Plan

SEMESTER I: Fall

EDG 500-Educational Research............... 3

EDG 670-TESOL Methods & Matrls...... 3

EDG 770-Field for Methods & Matrls..... 0

LIN 653-Grammar & Phonology.............. 3

SEMESTER II: Spring

EDG 671-TESOL Method: Lang Ar....... 3

EDG 771-Field for Method LA............... 0

EDG 672-TESOL Method: CBI.............. 3

EDG 772-Field for Method: CBI............ 0

LIN 654-2nd Lang Acquisition................ 3

SEMESTER III: Summer

EDG 673-Curriculu, Testing & Assmt..... 3

EDG Elective............................................ 3

SEMESTER IV: Fall

EDG 532-Exceptional Child.................... 3

EDG 732-Field for Excep Child.............. 0

EDG 621-Practicum: Elementary............. 3

   EDG 622-Practicum: Secondary     3

Admissions Contact:

Joseph Kim
MSEd Admission Counselor
Nyack College
1 South Boulevard
Nyack, NY 10960
Ph: 845-675-4400 ext: 4466
Cell: 845 260 1103

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PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Award: Master of Science

Certification: Additional
Credits: 33
School Accreditation: NCATE

Career Path: For persons preparing for additional NYS certification to teach English to speakers of other languages, PreK–grade 12.

Start Semester: Fall or Spring
Campus Location: Online