Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Master's Program

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.

In the Department of International & Multicultural Education

The Master and Certificate of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) are practitioner-oriented programs based on principles of global citizenship, multilingualism, and pluralism.

Dr. Sedique Popal"“I have an incredible opportunity to support the scholarly work of dynamic and enthusiastic students who work tirelessly not only to contribute to the field of applied linguistics but also to promote social justice around the globe.” - Dr. Sedique Popal

Distinctive Program Features

  • Accomplished faculty with research and teaching experiences in TESL/TEFL/ESL across the U.S. and globally
  • Small class sizes that facilitate dynamic learning and supportive relationships with faculty and students
  • Academically rigorous research-based curriculum
  • A strong sense of community composed of diverse faculty and students who offer personal and scholarly support
  • Classroom pedagogies aimed at addressing inequities based on language, race, class, gender, sexual identity, religion, and nationality

Program Learning Outcomes

Learn what skills and training students will have acquired upon completion of this degree.