The M.S. programs in Teaching English Language Learners (TELL) prepares teachers to be agents of change who work to transform education in ways that will fully serve the needs of English language learners.
These programs in the Department of Reading and Language Arts reflect cutting edge theory and practice in helping English language learners develop proficiency in English literacy and academic language skills. There are two TELL master’s degrees at Syracuse, depending on your existing New York State teacher certification:
Both of these programs meet the academic requirements for both initial and professional New York State teacher certification in English to Speakers of Other Languages (all grades).
As more English language learners enter and grow up in the United States, the need for TELL educators is growing. Our graduates are in demand for roles such as: