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2021-2022 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
2021-2022 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Initial Licensure

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This program is designed for individuals seeking initial licensure and/or training in teaching English as a second language, but not a degree.

Total Credits: 18-30*

*Specific coursework will be determined on a student-by-student basis. This will depend on standards and competencies met by any previous coursework. All students must have coursework that meets the standards outlined by NCATE/TESOL and the Massachusetts DESE. Between 6 and 10 courses will be required for this program. Participants will also complete a student teaching practicum if necessary. Core courses are outlined above. The program will require between 18-30 credits depending on a student’s prior coursework. The program coordinator will review an applicant’s transcripts against the required standards of the DESE and TESOL and may require additional coursework to ensure that all standards and competencies are met.

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