Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages—MA TESOL
The MA in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) prepares students for one of the fastest growing global careers as English language teachers and program administrators. It equips students with the knowledge and strategies they need to be highly effective English teachers and prepares mission-minded educators to reach out to the world with knowledge, skills and confidence.
Full-time students can complete the program in two years. A minimum of 33 credits required.
Prospective students must submit their applications by the dates listed below.
Fall (August–December): July 15
Spring (January–May): November 15
Summer Session 1 (May–June): April 1
Summer Session 2 (June–July): May 1
Summer Session 3 (July–August): June 1
POINTS OF DISTINCTION
A curriculum which effectively integrates theory, pedagogy, research and practice.
Highly interactive classes taught by faculty with years of ESL/EFL teaching experience.
Opportunities to observe/teach at the Center for Intensive English Programs.
A bachelors degree (or non-U.S. equivalent) from an accredited institution and a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.6 (applicants with lower GPA may be admitted upon consideration of the composite profile).
Two Recommendations from professors.
Resume describing employment, research or special projects.
Statement of Purpose reflecting your philosophical perspective, personal, professional and academic goals, and reasons for seeking the graduate program.
TOEFL, IELTS or PTE (academic): Students whose language of education is not English must meet the department’s minimum English language proficiency requirements.