Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages EdM

Graduate School of Education

Program Description

The EDM in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program, is for you if you want to: teach in college-level English as a second language (ESL) programs; teach in adult-level ESL programs for immigrants and refugees in the United States; and teach in all levels internationally. The EdM TESOL degree has been considered the terminal professional degree for those seeking opportunities to teach ESL/ENL (English as a new language) in national and international institutions of higher education.

Program Contact

Renad Aref
366 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Email: gseinfo@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-2110

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 33 Hours


  • 1 to 2 Years

Application Fee

  • $50

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.