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Overview

The Applied Linguistics and TESOL program at Teachers College, Columbia University offers three levels of graduate-level degrees. Students within the program can earn a Master of Arts (M.A.), a Master of Education (Ed.M.), and a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.).

For those interested in the Applied Linguistics and TESOL M.A. program, the program offers three tracks to choose from. These include the Applied Linguistics track, TESOL General track, or TESOL with initial PK-12 certification.

For those interested in the articulated Master of Education (Ed.M.), the program offers three tracks in Applied Linguistics which include second language acquisition, second language assessment, and language use. In addition, the program offers an Ed.M. in TESOL focusing on TESOL PK-12.

At the Ed.D. level, the program offers three tracks in Applied Linguistics which include second language acquisition, second language assessment, and language use. In addition, the program offers an Ed.D. in TESOL focusing on TESOL PK-12.

For more information about each specific program track, please use the side bar to the left.

Graduation

Students in Applied Linguistics and TESOL can apply for either the February or the May (not October) graduation each year. Application for the February graduation can be filed after completion of the MA Project in the Fall, and that for the May graduation can be filed after completion of the MA Project in the Spring.


Please note, while we try to ensure that all information on the website is current, content might be subject to change and should be verified by an advisor. If you have any questions after browsing the website, please contact our program associates at tesolal@tc.columbia.edu.

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