TESOL/Teaching of English MA TRTC DUAL

Master of Arts in TESOL/Teaching of English, Teaching Residents @ TC (TRTC)

This program is designed exclusively for participants in the Teaching Residents at Teachers College Program. The Teaching Residents at Teachers College Master of Arts program is a rigorous and intensive full-time teacher preparation program, which includes a substantial experiential element that incorporates components such as: extensive field work in schools, participation in events hosted by educational and community based organizations, and time spent exploring neighborhoods and communities where students attend school and live. Through the 38 points of coursework, students will learn critical pedagogical and theoretical stances in English Education. In addition to your English Education coursework, you will participate in TR@TC specific professional development. For more information about becoming a Teaching Resident, please visit their website at: https://www.tc.columbia.edu/teachingresidents/

Experiences and Exposures:

  • Courses are taught by members of Teachers College faculty in English Education in collaboration with the TR@TC program. 
  • You’ll join a collaborative group of students from around the world who bring with them unique perspectives and life experiences. 
  • Extensive time spent in 7 - 12 classrooms where you will work during the day mentored by TR@TC’s robust network of faculty and supervisors to support you to apply what you learn in your coursework to your own classroom.
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Admissions Information

Master of Arts

  • Points/Credits: 46
  • Entry Terms: Spring/Summer


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  • Dual Certification NY State Initial: English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Pre-K-12
  • and NY State Initial: Teaching of English (7-12)

Application Deadlines

  • Spring: November 1
  • Summer/Fall (Priority): January 15
  • Summer/Fall (Final): January 15

Supplemental Application Requirements/Comments

Requirements from the TC Catalog

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