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MA in English: TESOL and Applied Linguistics


Enhance the Experience of Global Englishes

If you have a desire to teach and cultivate Global Englishes with students of many diverse backgrounds, the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) master’s program at IUP is perfect for you. The TESOL MA at IUP uniquely focuses on theory-to-practice teacher preparation, empowering students as teacher-scholars to conduct their own individualized research, and preparing them to excel in a variety of teaching scenarios from community college classrooms to teaching abroad, or even pursuing a PhD.

What Can IUP Offer You?

  • The TESOL MA at IUP situates teaching English as an international language (TEIL) as a social, cultural, historical, and political endeavor, giving you the full insight into TEIL as a contextually driven practice.
  • This program offers a two-semester course sequence where students work with mentor faculty in the classroom. Students 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.

Meet the Coordinator

Dr. Gloria Park
346 Sutton Hall
Phone: (724) 357-3095

  • Graduate Office: Composition and TESOL
  • Leonard Hall, Room 111
    421 North Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705-1094
  • Phone: 724-357-2263
  • Fax: 724-357-3056
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.