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.

PROGRAM LENGTH

Full-time students can complete the program in two years. A minimum of 33 credits required.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

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.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • 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.

For more information please visit the Admissions page.

 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We are an international campus with a significant representation of international students. To learn more, please visit our International students page.

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FINANCES

To learn about tuition costs and scholarship opportunities please visit Student Financial Services.

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ENROLLMENT & ADMISSION

Phone: 855-428-4723 or 269-471-6321
Email: graduate@andrews.edu

TESOL PROGRAM

Phone: 269-471-3298
Email: english@andrews.edu