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MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

with Preliminary Single or Multiple Subject Teaching Credential

The Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is designed for individuals who wish to work with ESL students in K-12 schools, travel abroad and teach English, or be eligible to teach ESL at the community college level.

For candidates who complete all teaching credential program requirements at USF, the MA in TESOL may be obtained by successfully completing the below five courses (15 credits). For more information, contact School of Education


Credential Coursework

The preliminary teaching credentials offered in conjunction with the Master of Arts in TESOL are:

Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential with an optional Bilingual Authorization in Spanish | 36-40 credits.

Preliminary Single Subject Credential with an optional Bilingual Authorization in Spanish | 34-38 credits.

TESOL & General Education Coursework | 15 credits

IME 630 - Teaching English as a Second Language (3)
IME 632 - Structure of American English (3)
IME 633 - Preparation and Evaluation of ESL Materials (3)
IME 638 - M.A. Field Project in TESL (3)
GEDU 603 - Methodology of Educational Research (3)