Program Vision The Master in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) degree is designed for individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree and are currently certified to teach in grades PK-12. The program is based on the premise that successful teachers will need an in-depth knowledge of pedagogy, a mastery of current theory and an understanding of research-based practices and technology to move from being good teachers to becoming great teachers. The main focus of the Wilson program is to hone teaching skills through research and classroom practices, thereby fostering teaching excellence and teacher leadership. Master in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Program Options Master in TESOL No Certification - This option is for certified educators who wish to advance their knowledge of TESOL. Master in TESOL with ESL Certification - This option is for certified educators who wish to gain PA ESL certification in grades PK-12. ESL Certification only (15 credits) - This option is for certified educators who wish to gain PA ESL certification in grades PK-12. Wilson Graduate Education Program Advantages Online classes provide the option to take the program completely online or select a few face-to-face courses. Class sizes are generally small (less than 20 students). Easy entry into the program is made possible because there is no specific sequence of courses. You can jump in and out as your schedule permits. Graduate on your schedule in 1 ½, 2, 3+ years. (All course work and degree requirements must be completed within six years of taking the first class.) No fees, meaning that you pay only course tuition, which school districts generally reimburse. Competitive Tuition: Tuition is among the lowest in the region and payment can be deferred until 30 days from the end of each course (additional fee). Looking for an online option? Consider pursuing the online masters in TESOL. Master in TESOL Application Procedures & Requirements TESOL Semester Master in TESOL Course Offerings Master in TESOL Courses ESL Certification Only Program Master in TESOL Tuition and Fees Conference Graduate Credit Information Online option Apply Request info M. TESOL Course Registration Financial Consent Acceptance Instructions Deferment Agreement Acceptance Instructions Courses Available for Professional Development Financial Aid for Graduate Students Graduate Education Program Faculty Learn More About All Graduate Degrees in Education Online Contact Information Dr. Eric C. Michael Director of Graduate Education Programs Wilson College 1015 Philadelphia Avenue Chambersburg, PA 17201 717-264-4970 firstname.lastname@example.org Useful Links Registrar Financial Aid for Graduate Students Master of Education Programs Comparison Wilson College offers Pennsylvania Level I certification for its education programs. Pennsylvania certification is reciprocal with most of the 50 states. Generally speaking, if you hold a valid PA professional teaching license from a regionally accredited and state-approved teacher preparation program and pass the required state testing, you will be able to obtain a teaching license in another state. Wilson College has not made a determination of requirements for each state, so please click here for detailed requirements on all 50 states. You can view information on how teacher credentials cross state lines here.