TESOL, MA

  • ENGLISH OPENS DOORS:  With the teaching strategies you'll gain from our master's program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), you'll be prepared for a world of opportunities.

    Teach and Cultivate Minds, Globally

    The MA program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages uniquely focuses on theory-to-practice teacher preparation, empowering you as a teacher-scholar to conduct your own individualized research and preparing you to excel in a variety of teaching scenarios, from community college classrooms to teaching abroad, or even pursue a doctoral degree.

    What the MA in TESOL offers:

    • The TESOL master’s program situates teaching English as an international language (TEIL) as a social, cultural, historical, and political endeavor, giving you full insight into TEIL as a contextually driven practice.
    • For a two-semester course sequence, you’ll work with mentor faculty in the classroom. You can gain field experience in several ways, such as designing lesson plans and working hands-on with students in small groups.
    • Graduates of this program are uniquely qualified for a range of teaching experiences either at home or abroad, excelling as both teachers and scholars in their field.

    New! Graduate Certificate Program

    Become a Teacher of English as an International Language in just two semesters (18 credits)

    The TESOL Graduate Certificate of Recognition (GCoR) Program prepares you to teach English abroad. You’ll take a set of core courses that situate teaching English as a social, cultural, historical, and political endeavor in a variety of educational institutions outside the United States. Learn more about the TESOL Graduate Certificate of Recognition Program.