MA TESOL

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

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Earn Your Master's Degree

Discover the USF Advantage

  • Complete your Master of Arts degree in less than two years.
  • Learn from USF faculty who have extensive TESL/TEFL classroom teaching experience.
  • Benefit from small class sizes, while building relationships with fellow students.
  • Focus on Social Justice, Human Rights, and Global Education.
  • Program available Online or at our San Francisco Campus.
  • Concentration in Digital Media & Learning available.

 

The University of San Francisco is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

 

Choose from several TESOL programs and delivery options:

Master of Arts in TESOL Campus Program

  • The basic TESOL degree consists of 10 courses for a total of 30 academic credits. Full-time students can complete the program in three or four semesters. See TESOL Program Structure.
  • The program combines comprehensive coverage of linguistic theory with practical application, providing students with the knowledge and strategies they need to be highly effective ESOL teachers in schools, community colleges, and teaching abroad.
  • Program delivery is designed for working professionals.
  • Classes are held on one weekday–late afternoon/evening and selected Friday evenings and Saturdays (on the School of Education Teaching Weekend Schedule).

Master of Arts in TESOL with Concentration in Digital Media and Learning (DML) - SF Campus and Online

  • The program with concentration consists of 11 courses for a total of 33 credits with specific courses in the area of educational technology. In addition, the final project must demonstrate the student's ability to combine Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages with Digital Media and Learning.

Campus Program Delivery

  • Full-time students can complete the program in three or four semesters. See TESOL Program Structure.
  • Classes are held on one weekday–late afternoon/evening and selected Friday evenings and Saturdays (on the School of Education Teaching Weekend Schedule).

Online Program Delivery

Note: Online program delivery cannot be combined with the campus programs delivery.