Applied Linguistics & TESOL

Welcome to the Applied Linguistics & TESOL program

By choosing an Applied Linguistics and TESOL degree program at Teachers College, you’ll build on a strong theoretical foundation in areas such as language acquisition, second language assessment, and language use through a teaching practica or by conducting applied research at our on-site education lab. As part of our tight-knit scholarly community, you’ll enjoy a small student-to-instructor ratio and a personalized academic experience, and you’ll do it all in New York City at the first graduate school of education in the nation.

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Whether you are a prospective or current student, you will find resources below that will help you choose your path.

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Non-Degree Programs

Community Language Program

Community Language Program

TESOL Certificate Program

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TCSOL Certificate Program

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